Monthly Archives: April 2022

2022-04-30: News Headlines

ecns.cn (2022-04-30). China reiterates call for peace between Russia, Ukraine through talks. ecns.cn China has always supported Russia and Ukraine to overcome difficulties and continue negotiations, and welcomes all efforts by the international community conducive to promoting peace talks," Zhao said.

Anonymous103 (2022-04-30). NATO Lobbyist Wants Serbia To Donate Weapons To Ukraine And Sanction Russia. southfront.org Illustrative ImageThe lobbyist wants "only those in favor of sanctions, nationalization of companies, urgent delivery of military aid to Ukraine and expulsion of 90% of the Russian Embassy staff in the new Serbian government". | Written by Drago Bosnic, independent geopolitical and military analyst | Ever since the start of the Russian special military operation in response to Ukraine's attempted ethnic cleansing in Donbass, the United States and NATO have been pressuring member states and even EU members not officia…

Staff (2022-04-30). Lifting sanctions on Russia part of peace talks with Ukraine. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (MNA) — Lifting sanctions imposed on Russia is part of peace negotiations between Moscow and Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in remarks published early on Saturday.

Dave DeCamp (2022-04-30). Pentagon Says the US Is Training Ukrainian Forces in Germany. news.antiwar.com The Pentagon announced Friday that the US "Today, I can announce that the United States has commenced training with the Ukrainian Armed Forces on key systems at US military installations in Germany," Kirby sai…

Rick Rozoff (2022-04-30). Pentagon has delivered over half of howitzers promised to Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azeri Press AgencyApril 28, 2022 Pentagon: "More than half" of Howitzers the US is sending to Ukraine are in country Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said "more than half" of the 90 Howitzers, long range weapons, the US is sending to Ukraine are now country, during a briefing at the Pentagon on Wednesday, APA reports citing …

Rick Rozoff (2022-04-30). U.S. arms Georgia for second front, new Caucasus war. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The MessengerApril 28, 2022 US to Allocate $35 Million to Strengthen Georgia's Defense The United States will provide $35 million to Georgia to strengthen its defenses against future threats from Russia. This will be part of another military assistance provided by the United States in response to the Russian-led war in Ukraine. *** In an …

Rick Rozoff (2022-04-30). NATO holds exercise with partners from three continents, including Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOSupreme Headquarters Allied Powers EuropeApril 29, 2022 Exercise STEADFAST COBALT 2022 STEADFAST COBALT 2022: This year 15 NATO Command Structure and 14 NATO Force Structure units participate in the exercise. Presently the NAC approved 9 countries to be involved as observers from Algeria, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Finland, Georgia, Jordan, Mongolia, Sweden and Ukraine.

Rick Rozoff (2022-04-30). Pentagon: U.S. military instructors train Ukrainian troops in Germany, other nations. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Interfax-UkraineApril 30, 2022 US military instructors train Ukrainian soldiers in Germany, other European countries — Pentagon US military instructors train Ukrainian soldiers in Germany, other European countries — PentagonAmerican instructors are training the Ukrainian military in Germany and other European countries as part of providing assistance to the Ukrainian army, Pentagon Spokesman John Kirby said …

Rick Rozoff (2022-04-30). NATO's national armaments directors discuss Ukraine bonanza. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOApril 29, 2022 NATO Armaments Directors discuss impact of changed security environment on armaments The Conference of National Armaments Directors (CNAD), with representatives from Allied nations, met on 28 and 29 April 2022 for its Spring Plenary at NATO HQ. The meeting addressed status updates and the complexities associated with major armaments projects. In that …

Rick Rozoff (2022-04-30). NATO allies marching in lockstep: U.S., Canadian defense chiefs meet twice in a week. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. Department of DefenseApril 28, 2022 Canada, U.S. in Lockstep for Support to Ukraine, NATO Canada and the United States are in lockstep in their support for Ukraine in its fight against Russia, defense leaders said following Pentagon meetings today. Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III hosted Canadian Minister of National Defense Anita Anand …

amarynth (2022-04-30). Ukraine war update with Pepe Escobar and Richard Medhurst. thesaker.is Pepe's comment on his Telegram channel is: "Richard and I did our best to put all the dementia in perspective without going crazy. The response has been terrific." Very good…

Anonymous103 (2022-04-30). Contesting Russia Requires Renewed US Engagement In Central Asia. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Written by When US Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III declared that Washington wanted to see Russia so "weakened" that it would no longer be able to invade a neighbouring state, he lifted the veil on US goals in Ukraine. He also held out the prospect of a long-term US-Russian contest for power and influence. | Mr. Austin's remarks were problematic on several fronts. For one, they legitimised Russ…

Anand Naidoo (2022-04-30). The Heat: Ukraine admits taking heavy losses in Donetsk region. america.cgtn.com Ukraine acknowledged on Friday that it was taking heavy losses in Russia's assault in the east. President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's office said Russia was bombarding the front line in the eastern Donetsk region to prevent the Ukrainians from regrouping. Meanwhile, Russian President Vladimir Putin is threatening …

A Guest Author (2022-04-30). U.S. aims to push China into war over Taiwan — a guest commentary. workers.org By Jorge Cadima Article first published in Avante, the weekly newspaper of the Portuguese Communist Party, April 21. Translation: John Catalinotto. It is evident that the U.S./European Union wants to prolong the war in Ukraine as long as possible. But warmongering is also evident at the other end of the . . . |

ecns.cn (2022-04-30). Putin, Zelensky both invited to G20: Indonesian president. ecns.cn The G20, he said, plays a catalyst role in the recovery of the world economy, adding that he had telephone conversations with both leaders of Russia and Ukraine this week.

Ed Holt (2022-04-30). [World Report] Clinical triallists in Ukraine determined to continue. thelancet.com Hundreds of clinical trials have been halted because of the war in Ukraine, disrupting treatment for patients and impeding research. Ed Holt reports.

Rick Rozoff (2022-04-30). Baku: Victorious Supreme Commander-in-Chief hails grotesque war trophy museum. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azeri Press AgencyApril 30, 2022 Azerbaijani President: "Remnants of Armenian army are displayed in central Baku today" "The Patriotic War is our glorious history. The Azerbaijani people supported their army, all Azerbaijani citizens united, all Azerbaijanis of the world united," said President of Azerbaijan, Victorious Commander-in-Chief Ilham Aliyev as he addressed the personnel of the …

Rick Rozoff (2022-04-30). German-Dutch NATO commands allows EU or NATO to run military operations with 100,000 troops. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOJoint Force Command Brunssum Commander 1st German-Netherlands Corps, Lieutenant General Nico Tak, Visits JFC BrunssumApril 28, 2022 On 25th April, the new Commander of the 1st German-Netherlands Corps (1 GNC), Lieutenant General Nico Tak of the Royal Netherlands Army, visited Joint Force Command Brunssum (JFCBS) for the first time in his new role. He was …

Fight Back (2022-04-30). Minneapolis rallies for climate justice on Earth Day. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – 80 people rallied and marched, April 23, to celebrate Earth Day in Minneapolis, despite rain clouds. The was organized by the Climate Justice Committee and centered around important struggles in the ongoing fight for climate justice. The rally started outside a chain link fence surrounding the closed Roofing Depot factory that is subject of a struggle between the city government and neighborhood activists. | While the fight to stop Line 3 – which carries tar sands oil, the most toxic of petroleum products – is better known, the local fight to turn the Rooftop Depot building into an urban farm is…

Leo V. (2022-04-30). Chechen Soldier in Mariupol Recalls Moment Where He Saw Azov Battalion's True Face. thesaker.is Translated and subtitled by Leo V. April 25, 2022 Zaur — Military serviceman of Akhmat-Khadzhi Kadyrov's Regiment: It's possible that before I came here, I doubted [the stories] a little…

Brenda Ryan (2022-04-30). 'One dream to re-unite Korea'. workers.org A march calling for reunification of Korea and an end to U.S.-South Korea war games rallied in New York City on April 23. The protest began at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza with chants of "Stop the U.S. war machine from North Korea to the Philippines," "No more war drills" and "End . . . |

Audrey Boytim (2022-04-30). Justice for Vivien Barrett. workers.org April 23 was a pleasant spring afternoon on the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) campus.‚ÄØParents of prospective students roamed the "quad" on tours; families with small children enjoyed themselves at games and rides, and several vendors engaged with the crowds. The goal? To celebrate the UMBC community and encourage . . . |

ecns.cn (2022-04-30). Xi stresses healthy development of capital in China. ecns.cn Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Friday called for efforts to regulate and guide the healthy development of capital in China in accordance with the law and give play to the positive role of capital as an important factor of production.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-04-30). Consumer Health: First vaccine to prevent malaria. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Malaria Day will be observed Monday, April 25, which makes this a good time to learn more about this potentially fatal disease and the first vaccine to prevent it. Malaria is caused by a single-celled parasite of the genus Plasmodium. The parasite is transmitted to humans most commonly through mosquito bites. The malaria parasites enter the bloodstream and travel to the liver. When the parasites mature, they leave the liver and infect red blood cells. Because the…

ecns.cn (2022-04-30). Shanghai sees continuous drop in COVID numbers. ecns.cn Shanghai has seen continued drops in the number of both confirmed and asymptomatic cases of COVID-19 as it is making all efforts to transfer and quarantine as many patients as possible.

teleSUR -HIM (2022-04-30). Más de 3.000 migrantes murieron en 2021 en ruta por mar hacia Europa. telesurtv.net La cifra duplica los fallecidos cuantificados en 2020 por vías marítimas hacia Europa.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-04-30). Consumer Health: Understanding Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease is a rare, degenerative, fatal brain disorder. It affects about 1 person in every 1 million per year worldwide, and about 350 cases are diagnosed per year in the U.S., according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. The cause of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease appears to be abnormal versions of a type of protein called a prion. Normally these proteins are produced in the body and are harmless. But when they're misshapen,…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-04-30). Mayo Clinic Minute: Improved treatments for head and neck cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org April is Sexually Transmitted Infections Awareness Month. About 70% of cancers in the oropharynx, which includes the tonsils, soft palate and base of the tongue, are linked to the HPV virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. So it's important to talk to your health care team about the HPV vaccine, especially if you are 26 years old or younger. In addition to the importance of the HPV vaccine, you can lower…

Kungu Al-Mahadi Adam (2022-04-30). Ggoobi appeals to PR specialists to help Gov't communicate. plusnews.ug The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development and Secretary to the Treasury, Ramathan Ggoobi, has called on Public Relations experts to use their skills to help government and organizations communicate effectively to the masses in order to achieve their objectives. He made this call during his keynote speech at the first National …

Staff (2022-04-30). Palestine Nakba 74: Statement by Canadian Organizations. samidoun.net Nakba 74: We support Palestinian refugees to return to their homeland What is Nakba? The British occupation/mandate of Palestine (1917-1948) supported and facilitated a colonial-settler project in Palestine called Zionism. Settlers came mainly from Europe. Israel was created in 1948 on Palestinian land after Zionist militia destroyed more than 500 Palestinian villages and cities, and …

Peter Brandt, Erich Vad (2022-04-30). Peace Policy and Every military solution leads to disaster. indybay.org "Our Common Security" (April 21, 1982) called the Palme Report revealed a new way of thinking that helped make German unity and the overcoming of the European divide possible in 1989. Willy Brandt's North-South report "Ensuring Survival" (1980) described the need for a socially just world economic order and the equal inclusion of the global South.

Staff (2022-04-30). La nueva convocatoria de Alicia Jrapko. cubadebate.cu "Las medallas brillaban más en su pecho; ella las honraba más de lo que las medallas la honraban a ella", dijo de Alicia Jrapko el presidente de Honor de la Upec, Tubal Páez, quien una vez le impusiera la Distinción Félix Elmusa a esta hermana argentina que hoy viernes 29 de abril, en la Casa de la Prensa, una multitud de amigos acaba de ødespedir?

teleSUR, lvm, JL (2022-04-30). Federación feminista presenta agenda de trabajo tras Congreso. telesurtv.net Adecuar los mensajes, el contenido y batalla de ideas a los medios masivos y recursos tecnológicos, es otra de las líneas de trabajo de la organización…

Center for Biological Diversity (2022-04-30). Legal Actions Challenge Huge Logging Project in Los Padres National Forest. indybay.org Three Lawsuits Filed Against Forest Service for Failing to Protect Environment, Cultural Resources on Pine Mountain, Reyes Peak…

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-04-30). Abdullah calls on Iran to support Afghanistan development. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (MNA) — Former chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation of Afghanistan called on Iran to continue its support for the development of Afghanistan and to strengthen relations between the two countries.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-04-30). Expert Alert: Mayo Clinic expert shares tips for good outcomes after hip, knee replacement surgery. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Total hip and knee replacement surgeries are among the most commonly performed operations in the U.S., with an estimated 1 million of these procedures performed each year. Demand for these surgeries also has been rising globally. Patients can make lifestyle changes before surgery to improve their chances of successful outcomes, according to Matthew Abdel, M.D., a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hip and knee replacement. However, patients also should be…

ecns.cn (2022-04-30). Chinese representative calls on Europe to properly handle sensitive issues. ecns.cn Liu Xiaoming, special representative of the Chinese Government on Korean Peninsula Affairs, has paid intensive visits to European countries and exchanged views with European representatives on the Korean Peninsula situation]after his visits to the UN headquarters in New York in early April.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-04-30). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: People, partnerships drive innovation in patient care. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The Department of Medicine, which is the largest department at Mayo Clinic, is helping lead the transformation of health care. Important innovations include moving to digital and virtual care to meet patients where they are, and addressing health equity, all while keeping patients front and center. "Patients are our North Star," says Dr. Vijay Shah, chair of the Department of Medicine at Mayo Clinic. "We're all about patients all day, every day. So, all of…

Rick Rozoff (2022-04-30). Estonian PM praises Germany's role in NATO's Baltic buildup. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Baltic TimesApril 25, 2022 Estonian PM: We need greater NATO presence in our skies, at sea, on land Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas said at a meeting with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in Berlin on Monday that the Baltics need a greater NATO presence in our skies, at sea and on land. *** Kallas presented …

WSWS, the 4th International (2022-04-30). Sunday 5/1: 2022 International May Day Online Rally. indybay.org This will be an online celebration. Time of the event is given in US Pacific Time.

Plus News (2022-04-30). Ethiopian terrorist group TPLF planning another war on civilians. plusnews.ug The terrorist TPLF is mobilizing a massive number of fighters to areas adjacent to the Amhara and Afar regions to wage another devastating war, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said. Briefing the press, Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Dina Mufti recalled that TPLF had written an open letter to the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on April 21, …

Lynda Carson (2022-04-30). Property managers operating illegally face $20,000 in fines and or 6 months in jail. indybay.org Jailbirds:…

Staff (2022-04-30). El deshielo costero en la Antártida develó una nueva isla. cubadebate.cu Los miembros del proyecto Thwaites Offshore Research descubrieron una isla inexplorada durante una expedición. A bordo del buque de investigación Nathaniel B. Palmer, cruzaron cerca de la región antártica conocida como Pine Island Bay. Allí descubrieron una isla que nunca antes había aparecido en los mapas, ni en los datos recabados por los satélites.

Ofole Mgbako (2022-04-30). [Perspectives] Finding hope in two pandemics. thelancet.com When I first returned to clinic a couple of months after the COVID-19 pandemic began, the first thing I noticed was that the bowl of candy at the front desk was gone. It had always been kept full, and I reflexively looked for my favourite lemon and orange mints. But that day, the bowl was replaced by hand sanitiser bottles neatly lined up in a row. The waiting area for patients was closed too. Only one staff member in full personal protective equipment sat at the front, screening patients individually and escorting them into examination rooms.

The Lancet (2022-04-30). [Editorial] Offshoring the asylum process: a dangerous move for health. thelancet.com Despite widespread condemnation of the UK's asylum partnership arrangement with Rwanda, the Home Office appears to be going ahead with its plans to relocate to east Africa people who it deems to have arrived illegally and who are therefore not eligible for asylum in the UK. The policy, formed in response to increasing arrivals of migrants in small boats (28‚Äà500 arrived to the UK in 2021), has been hailed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson as the "morally right thing to do", and is designed to deter refugees from entering the country through "illegal, dangerous or unnecessary methods".

Andrew Conner, Matthew Miller, Catherine Barber, Deborah Azrael (2022-04-30). [Correspondence] Homicides by law enforcement: case definitions matter. thelancet.com Consistent with previous studies, the Article by the GBD 2019 Police Violence US Subnational Collaborators1 finds that the National Vital Statistics System (NVSS) data under-report approximately half of all violent deaths of civilians that occur following encounters with law enforcement.2—5 The decision not to assess the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS) is unfortunate for two reasons. First, the NVDRS is the most promising surveillance database for tracking homicides by police in the USA; second, the NVDRS is excluded on the basis of the misconception that it does not capture homicides by pol…

Richard Lane (2022-04-30). [Perspectives] Karim Manji: architect of progress in Tanzanian newborn health. thelancet.com When Karim Manji trained in child health three decades ago, there were only 11 paediatricians in his native Tanzania. Today there are about 220, evidence of the progress in child health that characterises his career. As Professor in Paediatrics and Child Health at the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, Manji is as focused on clinical care as he is in overseeing the multicentre international research programmes that are contributing to the transformation of newborn and child health in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs).

Kevin Cashman (2022-04-30). New IMF Trust Shows the Path Toward SDR Rechanneling Through Development Banks. cepr.net The IMF's newly established Resilience and Sustainability Trust sets the reserve asset status standard for SDR investments and creates a roadmap for regional development banks to onlend rich countries' SDRs to developing countries in need of financing for sustainable development, and climate financing. The IMF has published the details of the Resilience and Sustainability Trust …

Rick Rozoff (2022-04-30). Azerbaijani special operations forces trained in Turkey, Pakistan, U.S. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azeri Press AgencyApril 30, 2022 23 years pass since the establishment of Azerbaijan Special Forces Today 23 years have passed since the establishment of the Azerbaijani Special Forces, APA reports citing the Defense Ministry. The Special Forces were established on April 30, 1999. Officers and ensigns, who were participants of the First Karabakh War, took …

Rick Rozoff (2022-04-30). Enemy trembles, military spending top priority: Azerbaijan prepares for renewed warfare. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azeri Press AgencyApril 30, 2022 Supreme Commander-in-Chief: "After the war, the number of Special Forces was doubled" "Now I do not want to say anything about the number. However, I can say that the number of Special Forces was doubled after the Second Karabakh War,"said President of Azerbaijan, Victorious Commander-in-Chief Ilham Aliyev as he addressed …

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2022-04-29: News Headlines

Otis Grotewohl (2022-04-29). Arrests, kidnappings and 'decommunization' in Ukraine. workers.org The Western corporate media has been working overtime to demonize and disparage Russian President Vladimir Putin following the Feb. 24 Russian intervention in Ukraine. Whenever imperialist powers have their scopes set on overthrowing a sovereign government, they tend to follow a predictable trend, such as crying foul over "human rights," . . . |

WSWS (2022-04-29). US GDP drops 1.4 percent in first quarter amidst Omicron surge and war in Ukraine. wsws.org While Biden attempted to downplay the abysmal numbers, his bravado cannot paper over the myriad contradictions facing US and world capitalism.

_____ (2022-04-29). Africa and the Collective West after the Start of Russia's Special Operation in Ukraine. journal-neo.org It was not yesterday that the US and EU countries, as well as the famous constellation (which in addition to the US includes the UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand) started a hybrid war against Russia, including on the African continent. They started it back in 2012, when it became clear that Vladimir Putin was …

Joe Piette (2022-04-29). Pennsylvania prisons: a fight for humane release policies. workers.org Philadelphia Joe Piette and Bradford Gamble. Credit: Rupalee Rashatwar Bradford Gamble is out of prison after serving 46 years and is now living with his nephew, Shaquan J. Jordan, in West Philadelphia. He is terminally ill with metastatic colon cancer that has spread to his liver. Gamble is one of only . . . |

Derek Royden (2022-04-29). "Libs of TikTok" and the right's war on public education. nationofchange.org This seems like the ultimate end game of all these attacks on public education.

Daven McQueen (2022-04-29). Earth Day in Boston: Community cleans up Allston park; peace activists protest downtown. liberationnews.org Boston commemorated this Earth Day weekend with an anti-war rally and community park clean-up that demonstrated the connections between the environment, gentrification and war.

Zak Norton (2022-04-29). Georgia: Solidarity rally held for heroic hunger-striking ICE detainees. liberationnews.org The hunger strike sends a powerful message to those in power—that despite everything—in the most difficult circumstances—the people will unite across nationalities and fight injustice.

WSWS (2022-04-29). Gradually, Then Suddenly: A whitewashing of the 2013 Detroit bankruptcy. wsws.org The documentary provides the media and political establishment's version of the city of Detroit's supposed "monumental climb out of bankruptcy [in 2013] toward a new era."

WSWS (2022-04-29). At bogus aged care rallies, nurses union promotes Australia Labor Party's big business election campaign. wsws.org The protests were a cynical photo opportunity for Labor politicians, whose party has presided over the privatisation of the sector and the decimation of workers wages and conditions.

WSWS (2022-04-29). Canadian workers declare support for International May Day Online Rally. wsws.org A joint meeting convened by rank-and-file committees of educators and rail workers adopted a resolution calling for a worker-led global counteroffensive against war, the pandemic, and the spiralling cost of living, while workers explained why they will attend the rally.

WSWS (2022-04-29). Biden massively expands US war with Russia. wsws.org On Thursday, US President Joe Biden called on Congress to approve $20 billion in weapons shipments for the US war with Russia, increasing US involvement in the conflict by a factor of six.

WSWS (2022-04-29). US interest rate policies leading to major shifts in global currency markets. wsws.org The value of the euro and the yen has fallen sharply in recent weeks because of the expectation that interest rates will not rise as fast as in the US, if at all.

Staff (2022-04-29). Bolsonaro Confesses that Army Participated in Coup Against Dilma Rousseff. orinocotribune.com Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro revealed for the first time that the Army was linked to the coup against former President Dilma Rousseff. | During a ceremony for Army Day, the president referred to the participation of the then commander of the Army, Eduardo Villas Bà¥as, remarking that it "marked" the history of Brazil. Bolsonaro said that during the political crisis of 2016, Villas Bà¥as, present during the ceremony, had "participation" in the fall of Rousseff and the rise of Michel Temer. | "The attempts to take power, to change our government, to alter our way of life, that is inadmissible at all t…

teleSUR-mcs -HIM (2022-04-29). Israel reforzará presencia militar en frontera con Cisjordania. telesurtv.net Las fuerzas israelíes allanan con frecuencia casas palestinas con el pretexto de buscar nacionales supuestamente acusados.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-04-29). Consumer Health: First vaccine to prevent malaria. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Malaria Day will be observed Monday, April 25, which makes this a good time to learn more about this potentially fatal disease and the first vaccine to prevent it. Malaria is caused by a single-celled parasite of the genus Plasmodium. The parasite is transmitted to humans most commonly through mosquito bites. The malaria parasites enter the bloodstream and travel to the liver. When the parasites mature, they leave the liver and infect red blood cells. Because the…

Monica Moorehead (2022-04-29). ALU organizes movement for second union vote. workers.org Staten Island, New York An earth-shattering victory was won April 1 by the Black, rank and file-led Amazon Labor Union to organize a union at Amazon's JFK8 warehouse — the first such win against Amazon in the U.S. On the heels of this historic victory, the largest ALU rally to . . . |

ecns.cn (2022-04-29). Chinese scientists convert CO2 to high-yield glucose. ecns.cn Chinese scientists have created a hybrid electro-biosystem, coupling spatially separate carbon dioxide (CO2) electrolysis with yeast fermentation, which efficiently converts carbon dioxide to glucose with a high yield.

Staff (2022-04-29). Oklahoma aprueba ley que prohíbe el aborto después de la sexta semana de gestación. cubadebate.cu El parlamento de Oklahoma, en el sur de Estados Unidos, aprobó una ley que prohíbe el aborto después de la sexta semana de gestación, en momentos en que miles de texanos buscaban acceder allí a dicho procedimiento luego de que una iniciativa similar se aprobara en su estado. El texto fue votado por la Cámara baja del parlamento de Oklahoma.

teleSUR, rp, JGN (2022-04-29). Conoce las danzas típicas de países de América Latina. telesurtv.net Cada 29 de abril se celebra el Día Internacional de la Danza, establecido en 1982 por la Unesco para conmemorar el natalicio de Jean-Georges Noverre, innovador y estudioso de este arte, maestro y creador del ballet moderno.

WSWS, the 4th International (2022-04-29). Sunday 5/1: 2022 International May Day Online Rally. indybay.org This will be an online celebration. Time of the event is given in US Pacific Time.

Staff (2022-04-29). Quds Day rallies across world (+VIDEOS). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 29 (MNA) — Millions of people have taken to the streets across Iran and other countries in the world to show their solidarity with the Palestinians and condemn Israel's occupation and atrocities.

Mark Gruenberg (2022-04-29). Trump puppets seek control of 2024 election by winning key posts. peoplesworld.org LAS VEGAS—Several months ago, Jim Marchant, a Nevada businessman and Trumpite conspiracy theorist, spilled the beans about how that wing of the Republican Party plans to control all U.S. elections in the future. If you can't win by convincing voters to back your stands, win the lower-level offices—Attorney General, Secretary of State or elections board …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-04-29). Expert Alert: Mayo Clinic expert shares tips for good outcomes after hip, knee replacement surgery. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Total hip and knee replacement surgeries are among the most commonly performed operations in the U.S., with an estimated 1 million of these procedures performed each year. Demand for these surgeries also has been rising globally. Patients can make lifestyle changes before surgery to improve their chances of successful outcomes, according to Matthew Abdel, M.D., a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hip and knee replacement. However, patients also should be…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-04-29). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: People, partnerships drive innovation in patient care. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The Department of Medicine, which is the largest department at Mayo Clinic, is helping lead the transformation of health care. Important innovations include moving to digital and virtual care to meet patients where they are, and addressing health equity, all while keeping patients front and center. "Patients are our North Star," says Dr. Vijay Shah, chair of the Department of Medicine at Mayo Clinic. "We're all about patients all day, every day. So, all of…

ecns.cn (2022-04-29). Buffalo herd swims across Jialing River to forage in Sichuan. ecns.cn Hundreds of buffaloes swam across the river at sunrise each day to two small islands located in the center of the river to reach pasture and return at sunset.

Center for Biological Diversity (2022-04-29). Legal Actions Challenge Huge Logging Project in Los Padres National Forest. indybay.org Three Lawsuits Filed Against Forest Service for Failing to Protect Environment, Cultural Resources on Pine Mountain, Reyes Peak…

Staff (2022-04-29). Iran's latest ballistic missiles unveiled on Quds Day. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 29 (MNA) — Iran's latest ballistic missiles "Kheiber-Shekan" and "Emad-3" were unveiled on Friday during the Quds Day march.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-04-29). Mayo Clinic Minute: Improved treatments for head and neck cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org April is Sexually Transmitted Infections Awareness Month. About 70% of cancers in the oropharynx, which includes the tonsils, soft palate and base of the tongue, are linked to the HPV virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. So it's important to talk to your health care team about the HPV vaccine, especially if you are 26 years old or younger. In addition to the importance of the HPV vaccine, you can lower…

Peter Brandt, Erich Vad (2022-04-29). Peace Policy and Every military solution leads to disaster. indybay.org "Our Common Security" (April 21, 1982) called the Palme Report revealed a new way of thinking that helped make German unity and the overcoming of the European divide possible in 1989. Willy Brandt's North-South report "Ensuring Survival" (1980) described the need for a socially just world economic order and the equal inclusion of the global South.

Staff (2022-04-29). Logran controlar incendio forestal en Minas de Matahambre (+ Video). cubadebate.cu El incendio forestal de grandes proporciones originado casi al caer la noche del lunes en las montañas del municipio pinareño de Minas de Matahambre, está por fin bajo control. En total, se estiman unas 300 hectáreas (ha) de bosques de pinares afectadas, según Andy Luis Valle Rodríguez, segundo jefe del Cuerpo de Guardabosques en la provincia.

ecns.cn (2022-04-29). Chinese representative calls on Europe to properly handle sensitive issues. ecns.cn Liu Xiaoming, special representative of the Chinese Government on Korean Peninsula Affairs, has paid intensive visits to European countries and exchanged views with European representatives on the Korean Peninsula situation]after his visits to the UN headquarters in New York in early April.

teleSUR, DRL (2022-04-29). Ucrania ataca puesto fronterizo con Rusia. telesurtv.net No es el primer ataque a territorio ruso por Ucrania desde el estallido de las hostilidades el 24 de febrero pasado.

Zakayya Nichols (2022-04-29). Drug Use- Addictive & Deadly. indybay.org Drugs are being misused everyday by people of age and people underage. They continue to use these drugs not for the initial purpose of the drug but to get that good feeling or "booze." This is with over the counter drugs, prescription drugs and street drugs. The drugs that they consume may have some overall effects and become addicting or even deadly. There is damage being done to their brain and body.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-04-29). Consumer Health: Understanding Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease is a rare, degenerative, fatal brain disorder. It affects about 1 person in every 1 million per year worldwide, and about 350 cases are diagnosed per year in the U.S., according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. The cause of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease appears to be abnormal versions of a type of protein called a prion. Normally these proteins are produced in the body and are harmless. But when they're misshapen,…

ecns.cn (2022-04-29). Sayram Lake becomes crystal blue as ice melts in NW China's Xinjiang. ecns.cn Sayram Lake gradually melted away in April, revealing a pool of blue water in northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, April 28, 2022.

Staff (2022-04-29). VIDEO: Quds Day rallies in Mashhad. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 29 (MNA) — People of Mashhad on Friday held rallies on the occasion of the International Quds Day.

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-04-29). Protesters Demand Wells Fargo Divest From Fossil Fuels. indybay.org Police and ‚Äèfire department called to cope with chained protesters…

teleSUR, yart, JGN (2022-04-29). Colombia conmemora un año del estallido social con manifestaciones. telesurtv.net Más de 1.500 líderes sociales llegaron hasta la Defensoría del Pueblo en una Audiencia Nacional Popular.

Rick Rozoff (2022-04-29). NATO allies Greece, Turkey on verge of conflict. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Voice of AmericaApril 28, 2022 Greece Blocks Turkey From NATO Air Drill [On] Thursday, as armed Turkish jets streamed into Greek airspace, conducting more than 125 unauthorized flights within 24 hours, Athens retaliated. Greece revoked Turkey's planned participation in a May 9, Greece-hosted NATO air drill known as "Tiger Meet," saying Turkey was "neither an …

Mumia Abu-Jamal (2022-04-29). Otra vida, otra pérdida — un comentario de Mumia Abu-Jamal. workers.org En la marcha comunitaria por Patrick Lyoya, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 12 de abril. Vinieron a Estados Unidos para escapar las guerras inter-étnicas en la RDC, la República Democrática del Congo en àÅfrica Central. Como muchos otros refugiados, pensaron que 'América' era la tierra de paz. Los integrantes de la . . . |

Andrew Emett (2022-04-29). Atlanta officer indicted after killing innocent man on scooter. nationofchange.org An emergency hearing is being scheduled to determine Chandler's employment status.

Aric Sleeper (2022-04-29). How collectives are empowering people to understand the tricky financial side of life. nationofchange.org Removing the taboo around talking about money, two collectives are helping people work toward securing their financial well-being.

Josh Mayfield (2022-04-29). Springfield, Missouri: Police further criminalize homelessness, incarcerating rather than housing. liberationnews.org Homeless residents of Springfield have said they have experienced increased harassment.

Matthew Gonzalez (2022-04-29). Starbucks workers: Partners in the labor movement. liberationnews.org Starbucks workers, also known as partners, at store #5583 in Covina, California, on the corner of Citrus and Rowland, declared their intent to file for a union election on April 11th. Over 230 of 9,000 U.S. Starbucks locations have filed for union elections within the last year, organizing with Starbucks Workers United.

WSWS (2022-04-29). Kevin McCarthy meets with Republican House conference amid ongoing revelations regarding January 6 coup. wsws.org McCarthy received a "standing ovation" from House Republicans in a closed-door meeting Wednesday, his first with the conference following audio recordings released last week in which McCarthy suggested Trump should resign following failed coup.

WSWS (2022-04-29). Teachers speak out against Australian Education Union-Victorian Labor government agreement. wsws.org "If the unions won't do it for us, fight for solidarity, then we need to do it ourselves. As the CFPE says, form rank-and-file committees and vote 'no' to the Victorian agreement!"

WSWS (2022-04-29). As Stanford nurses strike continues, Oakland teachers launch one-day strike against school closures. wsws.org The two job actions demonstrate the potential for a broader offensive of the working class in defense of its standard of living against runaway inflation, mass death due to the pandemic and the danger of nuclear war.

WSWS (2022-04-29). Zero-COVID strategy drives Omicron cases down across China. wsws.org Cases across China continue to decline in response to massive efforts employed by the Chinese authorities and population. However, Beijing is implementing citywide mass testing to identify the extent of community spread, and financial interests are concerned health authorities will implement a complete lockdown.

WSWS (2022-04-29). Early season wildfires erupt across Arizona. wsws.org A decades-long megadrought, combined with low humidity and high winds, has contributed to the tinderbox conditions in the region.

WSWS (2022-04-29). No fines against Amazon for warehouse collapse during tornado that killed 6 people. wsws.org The Occupational Safety and Health Administration declined to fine the warehouse giant, but cited numerous "risk factors" present in its warehouse.

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2022-04-28: News Headlines

Dave DeCamp (2022-04-28). More Blasts Reported in Russian Provinces Bordering Ukraine. news.antiwar.com A series of explosions Blasts were also reported in the provinces of Kursk and Voronezh in the latest suspected Ukrainian attacks inside Russian territory. | On Monday, Ukraine reportedly launched strikes on two oil depots in the Russian city of Bryansk, which is about 70 miles from Ukraine's b…

Editor (2022-04-28). The U.S. bubble of pretend. mronline.org The lack of objective, principled coverage of the war in Ukraine is a degenerate state of affairs. The one thing worse is the extent to which it's perfectly fine with most Americans.

Anonymous767 (2022-04-28). War In Ukraine Day 63: Wretched Pro-Kyiv Forces Launch Ballistic Missile Strikes On Cities In East And South Of Ukraine. southfront.org Overnight on April 28, the Ukrainian Armed Forces launched a massive missile strike with Tochka-U ballistic missiles and high-powered multiple…

Rainer Shea (2022-04-28). Ukraine: How the US Empire Uses Propaganda to Turn People Into Monsters. orinocotribune.com By Rainer Shea — Apr 24, 2022 | The atomic bomb isn't the most powerful weapon that the U.S. imperialists have ever used. There's an even stronger tool that it constantly uses to inflict violence, and that tool is propaganda. It doesn't merely cause harm to the people it targets, it turns them into monsters. Monsters who are willing to kill their fellow human beings for the benefit of American capital, and believe they're doing so for a righteous cause. | In Ukraine, the imperialists have done this by indoctrinating their favored ethnic group to hate Russians. Which is an absurd project on its face, because…

Rick Rozoff (2022-04-28). Britain's foreign secretary calls on global NATO to defend Taiwan, Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com PoliticoApril 27, 2022 UK's Liz Truss: NATO should protect Taiwan tooBritish foreign secretary also urges Western allies to supply Ukraine with warplanes NATO should seek to boost security in the Indo-Pacific region, Britain's foreign secretary said, as she singled out Taiwan's need for protection against China. In a speech on the U.K.'s foreign policy Wednesday …

WSWS (2022-04-28). Russia vows "lightning" response to NATO as war threatens to spill beyond Ukraine. wsws.org Following the declaration by US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin that the US is in a "fight" with Russia, Putin made his most open threat to date to retaliate against NATO's involvement in the war.

WSWS (2022-04-28). Germany supplies heavy weapons to Ukraine, risking nuclear war. wsws.org At a meeting at the Ramstein US airbase, Washington and its allies planned an extensive confrontation with Russia.

Rick Rozoff (2022-04-28). Report: Turkish combat drone "bombed oil depots deep inside Russia" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Middle East EyeApril 27, 2022 Ukrainian TB2 Bayraktar drone 'bombed oil depots deep inside Russia'Source says Turkish-made armed drone hit the fuel storages in Russia's Bryansk, breaching advanced air defences A Turkish-supplied armed drone is believed to have been used by Ukraine to hit two oil depots well inside Russian territory on Monday, bringing the …

WSWS (2022-04-28). Russian miners work in "bondage-like conditions" says government official. wsws.org In the days surrounding official acknowledgment that miners labor under brutal conditions, news broke of more deaths in the country's extraction, metallurgy and construction industries.

WSWS (2022-04-28). SEP (Australia) election campaigners find widespread opposition to inequality and cost of living crisis in Queensland. wsws.org Asked about what Labor and the Coalition were saying in the election campaign, Andrew, a Brisbane construction worker said with disgust: "I don't listen to them any more. It's all about money."

WSWS (2022-04-28). Biden looking to delay end to Title 42 mass expulsions of migrants at US-Mexico border. wsws.org The use of Title 42 as a "border security" measure is a flagrant violation of international and domestic law. It effectively overturns the right to asylum along with all other legal rights of migrants.

WSWS (2022-04-28). Widow of train conductor, who died in accident, sues Norfolk Southern. wsws.org Vincent Kline, a Norfolk Southern train conductor of 18 years, died on May 5, 2020 from serious injuries sustained the previous November when a train struck him from behind at his job in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

WSWS (2022-04-28). 2021 Anti-Defamation League report documents "all-time high" number of anti-Semitic incidents in United States. wsws.org Incited and whipped up by fascist sections of the ruling class, the report catalogued antisemitic incidents in all 50 states.

WSWS (2022-04-28). Australian workers explain why they are attending the International May Day Online Rally. wsws.org "I urge all workers to attend. It is the only way forward, against the virus and against war."

WSWS (2022-04-28). Half of all Americans infected with COVID-19, three-quarters of children. wsws.org The Biden administration has scrapped even the pretense of curbing the COVID-19 pandemic, admitting that preventing infections is "not even a policy goal."

WSWS (2022-04-28). At Staten Island rallies, Amazon Labor Union closes ranks with Democrats and trade union bureaucracy. wsws.org The rally, attended by few actual Amazon workers, emphasized the abandonment of the ALU's much vaunted "independence" and growing integration into the pro-corporate unions.

Editor (2022-04-28). Editorial — May Day message: workers and oppressed people of the world, unite! workers.org Corporate advertisers change their slogans regularly. How many of us remember "Look for the golden arches?" We can date ourselves by what we can recall. But it's a different story with the slogans of the working class. "An injury to one is an injury to all" has stood the test . . . |

G. Dunkel (2022-04-28). France's presidential elections — xenophobe loses, banker wins. workers.org Emmanuel Macron, the candidate for Forward the Republic (La République En Marche ), won the second round of France's presidential election with 58.54% of the vote. His opponent Marine Le Pen, the candidate for the National Rally (Rassemblement National [RN]), got 41.46% of the vote. When President Emmanuel Macron spoke . . . |

Olivia Rosane (2022-04-28). Increasing disasters are 'setting humanity on a spiral of self-destruction,' UN warns. nationofchange.org "The financial system really needs to get ahead of this curve, because otherwise there's a lot of built-up risk that isn't being priced into how we make decisions."

_____ (2022-04-28). US and Europe are Ripping Off All of Africa's Gas. journal-neo.org Following Washington's Russophobic instructions, European politicians are touring the world in search of free gas to reduce dependence on Russia. And they have identified Africa as the key region in this regard. The countries of the Arab world are less actively considered by the Europeans, understanding that they are not eager, if it is to …

Staff (2022-04-28). Kim Jong Un: To Cope with Possible Future World Crisis We Will Advance a Faster Armed Forces Build Up & Especially Nuclear Forces. orinocotribune.com This April 25, 2022, a grand military parade to be remembered in Korea's history was held at Kim Il Sung Square in the capital city of Pyongyang, the 90th founding anniversary of the Korean People's Revolutionary Army (KPRA), the first revolutionary armed forces of Juche type. | The military parade began with a magnificent demonstration of skills by paratroopers who landed on the square, fluttering a large national flag. The State Merited Chorus in charge of playing music for the parade entered the square. | On April 25, 1932, Juche 21 was the day when the dawn of national liberation was brought to the Korean peo…

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2022-04-28). Venezuela Asks International Labor Organization to Study Effects of Sanctions on Workers. orinocotribune.com The government of Venezuela held a meeting with representatives of the International Labor Organization (ILO), as part of the Social Dialogue Forum that is being hosted in Caracas during April 25-28. | Vice President of Venezuela, Delcy Rodríguez urged the ILO representatives to start an investigation regarding the economic hardships endured by countries on which unilateral coercive measures have been imposed by the US with the association of its Western allies. | Rodríguez stated that the investigation should ask: "What happens to sanctioned workers in those countries? How does the blockade affect employers a…

Fight Back (2022-04-28). Interview with Starbucks union organizer in New Orleans. fightbacknews.org New Orleans, LA – On Tuesday, April 19, baristas at the Starbucks café on Maple Street filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board for a union election. Workers complain about chronic understaffing, few hours and low wages. Poor scheduling was especially hard on the employees during Mardi Gras, when the New Orleans tourism industry is at its peak. Fight Back! interviewed Billie, a shift supervisor and organizer of the union drive. Billie's last name is not being used due to concerns about company retaliation. | Fight Back!: What are the issues that made y'all want to start unionizing? | Billie: I ha…

ecns.cn (2022-04-28). Spring scenery of Bortala river valley in Xinjiang. ecns.cn Photo shows the beauty of Bortala river valley in spring, Bortala Mongol Autonomous Prefecture, northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, April 27, 2022. Bortala River is 252 kilometers long and flows from west to east into Aibi Lake in Xinjiang.

Staff (2022-04-28). Avanza la NeuroEPO a favor de la memoria. cubadebate.cu Los resultados de esta molécula y la actualización sobre su desarrollo clínico fueron presentados en el Simposio de Neurociencias del congreso BioHabana 2022. A inicios del mes de mayo sesionará un taller para entrenar los investigadores y médicos que trabajan las demencias en la capital y homologar los sitios clínicos del país que participarán en los dos próximos ensayos con este medicamento.

Cynthia Vargas (2022-04-28). Saint Helena : Napa Valley Concerns. indybay.org St. Helena is a city in Napa County, located in the Wine Country of California. St.Helena is a popular tourist destination that inevitably alters the livelihood of the rest of its population in order to maintain the standards of these tourists.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-04-28). Mayo Clinic Minute: Improved treatments for head and neck cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org April is Sexually Transmitted Infections Awareness Month. About 70% of cancers in the oropharynx, which includes the tonsils, soft palate and base of the tongue, are linked to the HPV virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. So it's important to talk to your health care team about the HPV vaccine, especially if you are 26 years old or younger. In addition to the importance of the HPV vaccine, you can lower…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-04-28). Consumer Health: Understanding Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease is a rare, degenerative, fatal brain disorder. It affects about 1 person in every 1 million per year worldwide, and about 350 cases are diagnosed per year in the U.S., according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. The cause of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease appears to be abnormal versions of a type of protein called a prion. Normally these proteins are produced in the body and are harmless. But when they're misshapen,…

Staff (2022-04-28). Fallece el Dr. Juan Vela Valdés. cubadebate.cu Hoy, 27 de abril de 2022, la medicina, la salud pública, la educación médica superior y la Revolución cubana han sufrido una gran pérdida, con la desaparición física del destacado profesor y salubrista DrC. Juan Vela Valdés, a la edad de 77 años. Todos los galardones obtenidos a lo largo de sus años de vida, no menguaron en nada su modestia, su humildad, su sentido del deber, su sensatez, su decencia, su amor a nuestra tierra, sus condiciones humanas.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-04-28). Consumer Health: First vaccine to prevent malaria. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Malaria Day will be observed Monday, April 25, which makes this a good time to learn more about this potentially fatal disease and the first vaccine to prevent it. Malaria is caused by a single-celled parasite of the genus Plasmodium. The parasite is transmitted to humans most commonly through mosquito bites. The malaria parasites enter the bloodstream and travel to the liver. When the parasites mature, they leave the liver and infect red blood cells. Because the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-04-28). Expert Alert: Mayo Clinic expert shares tips for good outcomes after hip, knee replacement surgery. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Total hip and knee replacement surgeries are among the most commonly performed operations in the U.S., with an estimated 1 million of these procedures performed each year. Demand for these surgeries also has been rising globally. Patients can make lifestyle changes before surgery to improve their chances of successful outcomes, according to Matthew Abdel, M.D., a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hip and knee replacement. However, patients also should be…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-04-28). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: People, partnerships drive innovation in patient care. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The Department of Medicine, which is the largest department at Mayo Clinic, is helping lead the transformation of health care. Important innovations include moving to digital and virtual care to meet patients where they are, and addressing health equity, all while keeping patients front and center. "Patients are our North Star," says Dr. Vijay Shah, chair of the Department of Medicine at Mayo Clinic. "We're all about patients all day, every day. So, all of…

Dianne Mathiowetz (2022-04-28). Atlanta Apple store workers move to unionize. workers.org Atlanta April 27 — Shock waves were no doubt felt at tech giant Apple headquarters when workers at the Cumberland Mall Apple retail store in Atlanta made national news with the announcement that they had filed for an National Labor Relations Board election — the first Apple store to do . . . |

WSWS (2022-04-28). A socialist program for striking Sri Lankan workers. wsws.org Bring down the Rajapakse government! Abolish executive presidency! No to interim regimes! Oppose hunger and IMF austerity! Build Action Committees to fight for a socialist program to ensure food, fuel and medicine for all!

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-04-28). Protesters Demand Wells Fargo Divest From Fossil Fuels. indybay.org Police and ‚Äèfire department called to cope with chained protesters…

Staff (2022-04-28). SNB 61: Leñadores tuneros aprovechan terremoto en la cima. cubadebate.cu Los Leñadores tuneros volvieron a desplumar a los Gallos espirituanos y aprovecharon el descalabro inexplicable de los Tigres de Ciego de àÅvila, para escalar al segundo puesto de la tabla de posiciones de esta Serie Nacional en su edición 61.

ecns.cn (2022-04-28). Shanghai reports 1,292 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases. ecns.cn

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-04-28). Amir-Abdollahian congratulates new Pakistani FM on his post. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 28 (MNA) — In a phone call with Balawal Bhutto Zardari, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian congratulated him on his appointment as the new top diplomat of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and wished him success.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-04-28). Amir-Abdollahian reaffirms Iran support for stability in Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 28 (MNA) — The Iranian foreign minister has told the visiting Iraqi speaker that the Islamic Republic considers Iraq's security as its own security while calling on the neighboring country to expel separatist and adversary groups.

Adriaan Alsema (2022-04-28). Colombia commemorates national strike, mass killings of social leaders. colombiareports.com Social organizations have called for a protests throughout Colombia to commemorate anti-government protests that kicked off exactly a year ago on Thursday. In Bogota, social organizations have additionally organized a…

Zakayya Nichols (2022-04-28). Drug Use- Addictive & Deadly. indybay.org Drugs are being misused everyday by people of age and people underage. They continue to use these drugs not for the initial purpose of the drug but to get that good feeling or "booze." This is with over the counter drugs, prescription drugs and street drugs. The drugs that they consume may have some overall effects and become addicting or even deadly. There is damage being done to their brain and body.

WSWS (2022-04-28). Police murder in Rambukkana exposes Sri Lanka's Tamil National Alliance. wsws.org On April 19, amid mass anti-government protests, Sri Lankan police forces opened fire on a crowd of protesters at Rambukkana demanding affordable food and fuel.

Center for Biological Diversity (2022-04-28). Legal Actions Challenge Huge Logging Project in Los Padres National Forest. indybay.org Three Lawsuits Filed Against Forest Service for Failing to Protect Environment, Cultural Resources on Pine Mountain, Reyes Peak…

teleSUR, lvm, JGN (2022-04-28). China reporta 47 fallecidos en Shanghái por la Covid-19. telesurtv.net Asimismo, la ciudad de Shanghái confirmó 1.292 nuevos pacientes positivos al coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, causante de la Covid-19.

ecns.cn (2022-04-28). 81-year-old Chinese zookeeper: All I want is to put animals first. ecns.cn Luo Yingjiu, 81, is the only employee of Fenghuangshan Forest Park Zoo in Enshi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, Central China's Hubei Province.

WSWS (2022-04-28). Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva threatens reporter for exposing cover-up of deputy violence. wsws.org Villanueva announced Tuesday the criminal investigation of the Los Angeles Times reporter responsible for articles exposing his personal role in covering up a video depicting deputy violence similar to the George Floyd murder.

WSWS (2022-04-28). Human rights attorney Steven Donziger released after nearly 1,000 days in arbitrary detention. wsws.org After he was released from home confinement on Monday, Donziger vowed to continue the fight to force Chevron to comply with the terms of a $9.5 billion lawsuit won in 2011 on behalf of 30,000 people living in the Ecuadorian rainforest.

WSWS (2022-04-28). UIC graduate students: Vote no on the GEO-AFT sellout tentative agreement! Form rank-and-file committees to expand the struggle for a living wage! wsws.org The tentative agreement reached by the GEO-AFT with the University of Illinois Chicago would mean further economic devastation for grad student workers.

WSWS (2022-04-28). "We want adequate staffing and pay that meets inflation"—Striking Stanford nurses speak out. wsws.org Striking nurses at Stanford Health Care explain why they are fighting…

WSWS (2022-04-28). The Socialist Equality Party launches Australian election campaign. wsws.org The SEP is the only party in the federal elections opposing the explosion of militarism and Australia's front-line participation in the US-led war drive against Russia and the escalating provocations against China.

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