Daily Archives: May 22, 2022

2022-05-22: News Headlines

Editor2 (2022-05-22). Ukraine War Signals Rise of Multi-Polar World: Professor. orinocotribune.com TEHRAN — A professor of international human rights at the University Of Pittsburgh School of Law says that the Ukraine war solidifies the rise of a multi-polar world. | "It is clear that this war, and the West's reaction to it, accelerates the rise of a multi-polar world, replacing the unipolar world in which the United States was the sole superpower," Daniel Kovalik tells the Tehran Times. | "This development is a good one for the world which has been held hostage by the United States since the collapse of the USSR in 1991," Kovalik notes. | The Russia-Ukraine conflict is likely to accelerate a long-standi…

Sam Wainwright (2022-05-22). Green Left Show #23: Greenslide, small targets, and progressive advance. greenleft.org.au Socialist Alliance national co-convenor Sam Wainwright spoke to the Green Left Show about the federal election result, what it means and what happens next.

John Parker (2022-05-22). Fact-Finding Trip to Donbass: A Front-Line Shelter in Rubizhne. orinocotribune.com By John Parker &#1 ; May 17, 2022 | I had just left the Lugansk People's Republic, making my way to an interview in Moscow, when I saw a May 11 CNN story claiming Russia had targeted civilians in the Ukrainian city of Odessa. This was after the bombing of a hotel and shopping center there. When such structures are bombed, one assumes that they were filled with civilians. | Odessa was also the location of a massacre that took place after the 2014 coup, funded for years prior by the United States. The fascist element that was part of that coup burned the Odessa House of Trade Unions on May 2, 2014, killing progress…

Staff (2022-05-22). COVID-19 en Cuba: Disminuyen los casos por siete semanas consecutivas. cubadebate.cu En el contexto del Ejercicio Popular Meteoro 2022, el primer secretario del Comité Central del Partido Comunista y presidente de la República, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, junto al miembro del Buró Político y primer ministro, Manuel Marrero Cruz, encabezaron este sábado la reunión del Grupo de Trabajo del Gobierno para la prevención y el control de la COVID-19.

_____ (2022-05-22). Riots in Sri Lanka Escalate. journal-neo.org Not only has the state of the all-round crisis in which Sri Lanka found itself in March not "resolved" but, as recent events in the country show, it has become increasingly acute. Apparently, it is no longer an alarmist exaggeration to define the situation as "total chaos" by which this condition is assessed in China, that …

Binoy Kampmark (2022-05-22). The Great Teal Tsunami: Arise Australia's Independents. dissidentvoice.org Rarely in Australian history has a governing party suffered such loss in the face of an opponent unable to claim complete victory. It said much about the disillusionment, and plain disgust, from that nebulous centre of the country's politics. That centre roared on May 21, consuming sitting government members and inflicting a bloody reckoning. That …

Staff (2022-05-22). La Tira de los Lectores: Tu foto de la lluvia. cubadebate.cu øTe bañaste en el aguacero? øDónde estabas cuando cayó la primera lluvia de mayo? Hace unos días lanzamos esta convocatoria y hoy publicamos sus imágenesen nuestra página y redes sociales.

Staff (2022-05-22). Cuba: Salud y solidaridad. cubadebate.cu Los avances en materia de salud en Cuba, así como en otras áreas, han sido ampliamente reconocidos. El carácter estatal y social de la medicina, la lógica preventiva, comunitaria e internacionalista, la accesibilidad y gratuidad de los servicios, así como la investigación científica y tecnológica, hacen del sistema de salud cubano uno de los mejores del mundo.

Staff (2022-05-22). °Viva la República!: En la Séptima Puerta una vuelta a nuestro pasado. cubadebate.cu No creí que me interesara ver de nuevo °Viva la República! Me equivoqué. La cinta me enganchó. Pastor Vega, el director de ese valioso documental, hace un tiempo declaró a Cine Cubano: " øEl documentalista se convirtió? No. Lo que pasa es que como hice teatro y como estudié teatro, lo que quería era la ficción; además, el cine que me fascinó siempre fue el cine de ficción.

Fight Back (2022-05-22). El presidente mexicano se larga de la Cumbre de las Américas de Biden, obreros planean una Cumbre de las Américas en Tijuana. fightbacknews.org Grand Rapids, MI – El presidente mexicano Andrés Manuel López Obrador anunció que planea largarse de la Cumbre de las Américas porque la administración de Biden rehúsa invitar a todos los países y líderes de América Latina. México mandará en su lugar su Secretario de Relaciones Exteriores. La administración Biden por ahora ha rehusado invitar a Nicaragua, Cuba y Venezuela porque a la Casa Blanca no le gusta ni sus gobiernos ni sus líderes. | La Novena Cumbre de las Américas debe involucrar a todos los jefes de estado y oficiales del gobierno desde el hemisferio occidental. El presidente Biden está presentándola…

Staff (2022-05-22). Morales Ojeda: Al Partido nada le es ajeno. cubadebate.cu El miembro del Buró Político y secretario de Organización del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de Cuba (CCPCC), Roberto Morales Ojeda, ratificó este sábado que al Partido nada le es ajeno. En las provincias de Ciego de àÅvila y Camagàºey, se intercambió con más de 17 900 personas en 498 centros y 62 comunidades de todos los municipios.

Staff (2022-05-22). Cuba: Anuncian lista de convocados a la selección de fútbol. cubadebate.cu La Asociación de Fútbol de Cuba dio a conocer un grupo de 32 jugadores del cual saldrán las convocatorias a los partidos de la Liga de Naciones de Concacaf 2022-2023 en el mes de junio. El listado resalta por una mezcla de los jugadores más destacados en el Torneo Apertura de la 106 Liga Nacional de Fútbol y otros que se desempeñan en ligas foráneas.

Staff (2022-05-22). Científicos estiman que los humanos podrían algún día beber agua en la Luna. cubadebate.cu Cerca de la superficie lunar habría capas de hielo bastante grandes como para suministrar a una posible colonia humana el agua necesaria para beber y producir el combustible de cohetes, estima un equipo de científicos de la Universidad de Colorado en Boulder. La evaluación de los investigadores se basa en simulaciones por computadora de las etapas tempranas de la existencia del satélite natural de la Tierra.

Staff (2022-05-22). Rompe récords el cambio climático en 2021 en indicadores de tierra, mar y aire. cubadebate.cu Cuatro indicadores de la situación de nuestro clima, las concentraciones de gases de efecto invernadero, el nivel del mar, la temperatura de los océanos y su acidificación, volvieron a batir récords en 2021, según el Informe sobre el Estado del Clima Mundial 2021.

Jacob Andrewartha (2022-05-22). Climate change makes it mark on Australian elections. greenleft.org.au The defeat of the right-wing Scott Morrison Liberal-National government on May 21 indicates that people want change. The election result, which shows a strong mood to act on the climate crisis and inequality, shows the grassroots climate movement has and is having an impact. | At this stage it looks like the Labor party will form a minority government with the support of Greens and the so-called "teal" independents, who were elected in Liberal heartland seats on a climate action, refugee rights and feminist platform.

Kester Kenn Klomegah (2022-05-22). Reviewing Russia-Mali Strategic Partnership. moderndiplomacy.eu After withdrawing from the Joint Military Force of the G5-Sahel group which the United Nations described as "unfortunate" and "regrettable" middle of May, Malian Foreign Minister, Abdoulaye Diop, made a snapshot visit, for the second time under the new military administration to Moscow, intended to review various aspects of strategic partnership deals with Foreign Minister …

Cherry Hitkari (2022-05-22). Holding on to Uncle Sam: US-Taiwan Relations. moderndiplomacy.eu The bilateral ties between the United States of America and Taiwan or the Republic of China (ROC) have developed through a peculiar and complex course. The relationship, however ambiguous, continues to form a crucial aspect of security relations in East Asia. Recognition, De-recognition When the Communist forces led by Mao Zedong expelled Chiang Kai shek's …

Eric Zuesse (2022-05-22). NYT Presents Strong Case for a War-Crimes Prosecution Against Russia. moderndiplomacy.eu Whereas numerous instances of U.S. war-crimes have been documented in some news-reports well enough to be successfully prosecuted in international war-crimes tribunals (but the U.N.-authorized agency the International Criminal Court cannot prosecute U.S. war-crimes but only war-crimes by third-world countries' leaders), such well-evidenced instances by Russia are far rarer. However, on May 19th the New …

____ (2022-05-22). Ukrainian negotiator rules out ceasefire to Russia: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — Ukraine on Saturday ruled out agreeing to a ceasefire with Russia and said Kyiv would not accept any deal with Moscow that involved ceding territory.

Staff (2022-05-22). Turkey's base in N Iraq comes unedr drone attack. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — Iraqi sources reported on early Sunday that several drones attacked the Turkish military base in northern Iraq.

Staff (2022-05-22). Plane crashe in SE France leaves 5 dead. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — A tourist plane crashed near the town of Les Adrets in southeast France, leaving at least five dead.

____ (2022-05-22). Iran inks confidential oil contract with foreign firm. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — The Manager of National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) for Investment and Business Affairs announced the conclusion of a confidential contract, valued at ‚Ǩ500 million, with a foreign company.

Staff (2022-05-22). Baku, Yerevan continue accusing each other of border shooting. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — The two South Caucasus nations of Azerbaijan and Armenia once again accused each other of shooting each other's border positions on Saturday.

Staff (2022-05-22). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on May 22. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — Mehr News agency takes a look at headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Sunday, May 22.

Staff (2022-05-22). Transfer of power in Saudi Arabia imminent: Saudi source. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — A Saudi source told media news that the transfer of power in Saudi Arabia is imminent.

Staff (2022-05-22). Attack on Turkey positions to continue, says Ahrar Sinjar. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — Claiming responsibility for the Saturday attack on the Turkish base in Northern Iraq, the Iraqi resistance group "Ahrar Sinjar" vowed to continue its operations and attacks against Turkey's positions in Iraq.

Staff (2022-05-22). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on May 22. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Sunday, May 22.

Staff (2022-05-22). 9 more bodies found in Kashmir tunnel collapse, toll at 10. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — Officials say rescuers have found the bodies of nine more workers in Indian-controlled Kashmir, taking the death toll to 10 after part of a tunnel collapsed in the Himalayan region.

____ (2022-05-22). Moscow bans Canadian PM's wife from entering Russia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — Russia has banned Canadian Prime Minister's wife Sophie Trudeau, Canadian air force commander Eric Jean Kenny and 24 other people, including officials and top managers, from entering Russia, the country's foreign ministry said.

Staff (2022-05-22). 6 civilians injured in landmine explosion in Syria. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — The explosion of landmines left by terrorist groups in the Hama region of Syria has severely injured six rural farmers.

____ (2022-05-21). New York Times indicates divisions over the course of NATO-Russia war. wsws.org Despite the internal divisions in the ruling class that find expression in the Times' editorial, the Biden administration will not be able to simply reverse course and extricate itself from the political crisis that it set in motion by provoking the Russian invasion.

Kyle Anzalone (2022-05-21). US and UK Split With France and Claim There Is No Exit Ramp for Putin. news.antiwar.com The US and UK are eyeing the complete defeat of Russia in Ukraine. Breaking with other NATO members that prefer a negotiated settlement, an American official stated the war ends with the "defeat" of Russia and a high-level British official said Russian President Vladimir Putin "must lose."Speaking to an Italian outlet, UK Foreign Minister Liz …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-21). Mali is Deprived of an Opportunity to Follow Policies Independent of the West. libya360.wordpress.com Vladimir Danilov Attempts by the inhabitants of the states of the African continent to throw off the shackles of modern neo-colonialism and pursue a policy independent of the West are being met with active resistance from the very same West. Another confirmation of this is the recent coup attempt thwarted by the authorities in Mali….

____ (2022-05-21). German Chancellor Scholz's government statement: Rearming for war against Russia. wsws.org The government statement made by Federal Chancellor Olaf Scholz to the federal parliament on Thursday morning, and the ensuing debate, made clear how aggressively German imperialism is behaving once again 77 years after the end of the Second World War.

____ (2022-05-21). Powerful strike movement emerges in the United States. wsws.org A series of powerful strikes and social protests have broken out across the United States against intolerable social conditions and breathtaking levels of social inequality.

Jason Ditz (2022-05-21). Israel Attacks Syria Army Base in Damascus, Killing Three. news.antiwar.com On Friday, Israel carried out missile strikes against neighboring Syria, firing against the southern part of Damascus. The Details are still emerging on the attacks, which Israeli media are presented as targeting Iranian militias though it apparently hit a Syrian army base. | Syria's air defense system

____ (2022-05-21). Ukraine gets 600-mln-euro financial aid from EU. ecns.cn Ukraine has received the second tranche of 600 million euros (634 million U.S. dollars) of the European Union's (EU's) emergency macro-financial assistance program, the Ukrainian Finance Ministry said Friday.

Contributing Writers (2022-05-21). Mariupol — The War Crime Cars/ By Graham Phillips. marktaliano.net READ MORE:

_____ (2022-05-21). If Degrowth Is Coming, What Does It Propose For Workers? popularresistance.org In 2015, countries participating in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change rallied around preventing the rise in average global temperatures beyond 1.5 degrees Celsius. With an average rise of 1.5—2.0 degrees, scientists predict 70—90% loss of coral reefs globally, an explosion of natural disaster—related deaths, and displacement of up to 1.2 billion people by 2050. | We already stand at an increase in average global temperatures of 1.2 degrees Celsius since the Industrial Revolution and, according to the World Meteorological Organization, there is now a 40% chance that the wo…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-21). With a $40 Billion Plan, the US is Setting Itself Up for an Expensive Failure in Ukraine. libya360.wordpress.com Scott Ritter Eight decades ago, America's 'arsenal of democracy' helped in the defeat of Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan. In recent years, however, it's been less effective American democracy in action is as perturbing and frustrating to watch for a US citizen as it is confounding to outsiders. It's become especially true in this age…

____ (2022-05-21). Howitzers part of U.S. $100 million military, $40 billion aid package for Ukraine war. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Interfax-UkraineMay 21, 2022 New batch of US howitzers sent to Ukraine — Pentagon As part of a new $100 million U.S. military aid package, towed howitzers, howitzer tractors and counter-battery radars have been sent to Ukraine, the Pentagon said. The U.S. Department of Defense has published photos of the loading of 155-mm M777 howitzers into …

Newsroom (2022-05-21). World Bank Announces Planned Actions for Global Food Crisis Response. moderndiplomacy.eu The World Bank today announced actions it plans to take as part of a comprehensive, global response to the ongoing food security crisis, with up to $30 billion in existing and new projects in areas such as agriculture, nutrition, social protection, water and irrigation. This financing will include efforts to encourage food and fertilizer production, enhance …

Martha Garcia (2022-05-21). To legalize or not to legalize? moderndiplomacy.eu Prostitution is considered as one of the oldest professions, which always causes conflicting points of view. The sex industry tied to human trafficking, is a billion-dollar industry, second only to the illegal drugs empire. The European Union (EU), as well as many other international organizations, has had trouble in deciding collectively whether to legalize it …

The Lancet (2022-05-21). [Editorial] Assistive technologies: time for a shift in thinking. thelancet.com Sustainable Development Goal 3—to ensure healthy lives and promote wellbeing for all at all ages—is a far-off wish for 2 ∑5 billion people. So suggests the first Global Report on Assistive Technology released this week by WHO and UNICEF. The report shows that almost a third of people worldwide have a need for at least one assistive product, and that nearly 1 billion people are denied access, particularly in low-income and middle-income countries, where as low as 3% of the need is currently met.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-21). New Afrikans Must Not Lose to Nazis. libya360.wordpress.com People's ProgramsLast Saturday's neo-nazi white supremacist mass shooting serves as a reminder of the war waged against the Black colony aka the oppressed New Afrikans (the New Afrikan Nation) and our need for organizations that are working to free the land from euro-amerikkkan control. Originally published on Medium. On Saturday, May 14th, 2022 in Buffalo,…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-21). Sweden, Finland Joining NATO… Another U.S.-Led Lurch Towards the Abyss. libya360.wordpress.com The U.S. political establishment and its European lackeys are the embodiment of a drunken madman driving a busload of people on a cliff edge. All in all, the sluicing of military aid to prop up a Nazi regime in Kiev that is irrationally Russia-hating, in concert with the heedless induction of Finland and Sweden to…

Anonymous Contributor (2022-05-21). Phoenix Anarchists Mobilize Against "WLM" Group and Fascists at Pro-Choice Abortion Rally. itsgoingdown.org Anarchists in so-called Phoenix, Arizona report on confronting both neo-Nazis organizing under the banner of 'White Lives Matter' and far-Right militias harassing pro-choice demonstrations. Every month since April 2021, the WLM "White Lives Matter" group which is active nationwide calls for a national day of action on specific dates. The group claims to promote only…

____ (2022-05-21). Canadian imperialism's fascist friends—Part 3: The role of the OUN and the Ukrainian Insurgent Army in the Nazi war on the USSR and the Holocaust

. wsws.org The Ukrainian Canadian Congress, other contemporary right and far-right Ukrainian nationalists, and their imperialist sponsors in Ottawa, Washington, and Berlin make a series of self-serving, utterly fantastic claims about the OUN's record in World War II and the Holocaust. All of them are a pack of lies.

Contributing Writers (2022-05-21). Nazi/Aidar Prison. Video by Eva Bartlett. marktaliano.net READ MORE:

Editor (2022-05-21). "The Typhoid Mary of Disinformation": Nicolle Wallace. Nobody Spreads it More Relentlessly. scheerpost.com Screen shot from our new original video about Nicolle Wallace, "The Typhoid Mary of Disinformation" (credit: Matt By Glenn Greenwald / The most blatant and shameless liars from the first term of the Bush/Cheney administration have, revealingly, enjoyed great success in media and journalism. That is because serial deceit is not a liability for a thriving career in corporate journalism but rather a vital asset — provided that the lies are in service of ruling cl…

TJ Coles (2022-05-21). A history of naked imperialism continues as Biden approves Somalia redeployment. thegrayzone.com Biden has reversed Donald Trump's withdrawal of US forces from Somalia and will redeploy Special Operations Forces. It is just the latest move in a long history of destructive US-UK meddling in the Horn of Africa. Almost as soon as the administration of President Joseph Biden announced a redeployment of US Special Operations Forces to Somalia on May 16, the Western media began to spin the intervention. As the BBC framed it, Biden's deployment would "support the fight against militant …

Vijay Prashad (2022-05-21). Mali's Military Ejects France, but Faces Serious Challenges. orinocotribune.com By Vijay Prashad &#1 ; May 13, 2022 | On May 2, 2022, a Colonel MaàØga said that there were three rea…

Vijay Prashad (2022-05-21). Is this the end of the French project in Africa's Sahel? mronline.org Mali recently announced that it would no longer be part of the G5 Sahel. From the beginning, it was clear that the formation of the G5 Sahel was encouraged by France, and that the real focus was to be security.

_____ (2022-05-21). Washington Moves To Annex North-East Syria By Proxy. popularresistance.org Under cover of media focus on the NATO proxy war in Ukraine and the Zionist assassination of Al Jazeera senior correspondent Shireen AbuAkleh, Washington is making moves to annex Syrian territory. | On May 11th during the meeting of the "global coalition against Islamic State" in Marrakech, Morocco the U.S acting assistant Secretary of State, , made an extraordinary move that has largely gone under the radar of even independent media. Everyone is distracted by events in Ukraine and the Palestinian Occupied Territories. | Nuland who famously exclaimed "Fuck the EU" during recorded conversations that exposed the US…

____ (2022-05-21). Brussels: Georgian war party reps meet with NATO, EU officials. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Civil GeorgiaMay 21, 2022 Opposition Leaders Visit Brussels as Georgia Eyes EU Candidacy As the European Commission is expected to deliver its opinion on Georgia's EU candidacy in late June, Georgian opposition politicians are frequenting Brussels with an overarching message that the country deserves membership perspective despite recent controversial steps by the Georgian Dream authorities. …

____ (2022-05-21). Campaign underway to have Austria follow Finland, Sweden into NATO. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Deutsche WelleMay 21, 2022 Will Austria abandon neutrality to join NATO? Fifty prominent Austrians are openly questioning the country's stance on neutrality. Yet, Austria, unlike Sweden and Finland, lacks majority support for joining the NATO defense alliance. Here's why. By declaring their intention to join the NATO defense alliance, Finland and Sweden are respectively abandoning …

teleSUR, JCM (2022-05-21). Tropas israelíes asesinan a joven palestino en Jenín. telesurtv.net Este sábado se declaró una huelga general en el campo de refugiados de Jenín en duelo por Amjad Fayed, asesinado por las fuerzas israelíes.

____ (2022-05-21). British foreign secretary: arm Moldova to NATO standards. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com UkrinformMay 21, 2022 Britain wants to arm Moldova in line with NATO standards London has begun talks with allies on sending modern weapons to Moldova according to NATO standards…. This was stated in an interview with the Telegraph by British Foreign Minister Liz Truss…. "I would want to see Moldova equipped to NATO standard. This …

____ (2022-05-21). Comicomment: Time bomb or pawn dance?>. ecns.cn Eager to tie more European counties to the NATO chariot, the United States aims to push NATO eastward again and again, forcing Russia into the corner. However, regional safety risks hide behind the efforts. While it remains uncertain how the geopolitical game would end, once the time bomb goes off, everyone will get hurt.

_____ (2022-05-21). It's Scoundrel Time Back In The USA. popularresistance.org "Scoundrel Time," Lillian Hellman's book about her experiences during the Joseph McCarthy's witch hunt, is one of the books "Scheer Intelligence" host Robert Scheer thinks best describes the current political climate in the U.S. Scheer has spotlighted various dissenting Western voices on the Ukraine war, none of which support Vladimir Putin's invasion of the European nation but merely question the West's role in the conflict. CIA veterans Ray McGovern and John Kiriakou, who join Scheer on this week's episode, are two such voices who have been maligned for their opinions on the subject. | Each guest has extensive…

Editor (2022-05-21). Fact-finding trip to Donbass, Part 1: a front-line shelter in Rubizhne. mronline.org The Russian intervention in Ukraine began Feb. 24 at the request of the Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics (DPR and LPR). About a month later, unlikely sources — analysts and advisers working for the Pentagon — became whistleblowers in an exposé published by Newsweek, "Putin's Holding Back."

Steve Sweeney (2022-05-21). Italian workers strike over military spending on war in Ukraine. mronline.org Trade unions are angered over the government's military spending on Ukraine which they say would be better spent on raising workers' wages at a time when the economy is predicted to slide into recession.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-21). Fascism: Our Common Enemy. libya360.wordpress.com Christopher Black Actions have causes. That is a fundamental point of philosophy and of an understanding of the way the world is. Russia's actions in Ukraine have causes, which necessitated those actions. Unbiased observers know what those causes are and why Russia's special military operation was a necessary consequence. Russia laid the causes out clearly…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-21). Russian Ops in Ukraine: Ukraine Losing M777 Howitzers, Continues Losing Ground in Donbas. libya360.wordpress.com Update for Russian military operations in Ukraine for May 21, 2022: 1. Ukrainian militants in the Azovstal steel works have unconditionally surrendered numbering between hundreds (current Red Cross count) to thousands according to Russian sources; 2. Mariupol has been secured by Russia since mid to late-April — Ukraine finally admits however that its "combat operations"…

____ (2022-05-21). Pentagon's Austin to preside over 40-nation plus Ukraine Contact Group meeting in Germany. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Interfax-UkraineMay 21, 2022 Ukraine Contact Group to hold second meeting on May 23 — Pentagon The second meeting of Ramstein's Ukraine Contact Group will be held on Monday, May 23, and will be hosted by U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III, Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby has said. Before the virtual meeting, …

| Reuters | (2022-05-21). China quietly increases purchases of low-priced Russian oil. tribune.com.pk China is quietly ramping up purchases of oil from Russia at bargain prices, according to shipping data and oil traders who spoke to Reuters, filling the vacuum left by Western buyers backing away from business with Russia after its invasion of Ukraine in February. | The move by the world's biggest oil importer comes a month after it initially cut back on Russian supplies, for fear of appearing to openly support Moscow and potentially expose its state oil giants to sanctions. | China's seaborne Russian oil imports will jump to a near-record 1.1 million barrels per day (bpd) in May, up from 7 ,000 bpd in the fir…

Luca GoldMansour (2022-05-21). 'Disinformation' Label Serves to Marginalize Crucial Ukraine Facts. zcomm.org S officials have openly admitted to "using information as a weapon even when the confidence and accuracy of the information wasn't high"

Juan Cole (2022-05-21). Portugal Opens Floating Solar Array on Europe's Largest Artificial Lake as Floatovoltaics Expand Globally. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) &#1 ; Europe's high methane gas prices caused in part by the Russian war on Ukraine are hurting consumers even in countries like Portugal, which don't import gas from Russia. Shortages are putting the price up for everyone. Portugal has made enormous strides toward greening its electricity grid in recent years. Wind …

Contributing Writers (2022-05-21). TV War "Experts" Revealed As Paid Shills For Weapons Manufacturers/ By Jimmy Dore. marktaliano.net READ MORE:

_____ (2022-05-21). The Radical Immigrant Farmers Who Helped Defeat The Robber Barons. popularresistance.org "I was born in Fayette County, Texas, from German parents, and who fled from the reaction [to] the 1848 revolution. I think that I inherited some of my revolutionary qualifications. I am not responsible for them. I cannot help it." | So testified E.O. Meitzen before the Commission on Industrial Relations in March 1915 about why he involved himself in the political struggles of working farmers. At the time, Meitzen was a veteran leader of the Texas Socialist Party. Nearly thirty years earlier, his inheritance led him to help organize and lead the Fayette County Farmers' Alliance. When the Farmers' Alliance failed…

Benjamin Norton (2022-05-21). What is 'socialism with Chinese characteristics'? Inside China's economic model. multipolarista.com Multipolarista editor Benjamin Norton discussed China's socialist model with economist Podcast: | Ross criticized Western left-wing academics like David Harvey, who have argued that China's economy is capitalist or even neoliberal. | "The Chinese model has nothing to do whatever with neoliberalism. And that's why it produced totally different results," Ross said. | "China has raised, by World Bank criteria, since 1978, 8 million people out of poverty…

Freedom Socialist Party (2022-05-21). Saturday 5/21: Ecosocialism: The Solution to Save Planet Earth. indybay.org Online via Zoom…

Staff (2022-05-21). Video: Double Standard: Canada's terrorist list, the IDF, Palestinians and the case of Khaled Barakat. samidoun.net Watch this video of this discussion on 13 May, hosted by the Canadian Foreign Policy Institute and Just Peace Advocates, on Palestinian writer Khaled Barakat and the targeting and criminalization of Palestine. Speakers Khaled Barakat, Yavar Hameed and Miko Peled explore the issue from legal and political perspectives. The following description, from CFPI, highlights the …

Editor (2022-05-21). 'We Were Expecting This,' Says Family After Israel Says No Criminal Probe Into Killing of Shireen Abu Akleh. scheerpost.com Activists take part in a candlelight vigil outside the U.N.'s Economic and Social Commission for West Asia building in Beirut to denounce the killing of Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh. (Photo: Marwan Naamani/picture alliance via Getty Images) | By Andrea Germanos / Israel will not pursue a criminal investigation into the killing of Palestinian American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, whose death earlier this month sparked global outrage. | The develop…

Ramzy Baroud (2022-05-21). Will Israel be held accountable? In conversation with the new UN Special Rapporteur in Palestine. juancole.com By Ramzy Baroud and Romana Rubeo | &#1 ; ( Middle East Monitor ) &#1 ; The position of the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territory occupied since 1967, has never been occupied by a woman. Until 1 May, 2022, that is. Francesca Albanese, an international lawyer and respected academic, …

Editor (2022-05-21). The Future of Press Freedom Depends on Assange Case. scheerpost.com Julian Assange could be jailed for up to 175 years in the US [/Users/solar/Dropbox/_data/_xp/: Frank Augstein/AP Photo] | By David S. D'Amato / The world awaits the

Annie Domini (2022-05-21). UN Special Rapporteur's book on Julian Assange lays bare a decade-long witchhunt. peoplesdispatch.org Nils Melzer's The Trial of Julian Assange details how the whistleblower was "persecuted and abused for exposing the dirty secrets of the powerful, including war crimes, torture and corruption"

Staff (2022-05-21). Venezuela Condemns Commodification of Migrants at the UN. orinocotribune.com The Deputy Minister for Multilateral Issues of Venezuela, Rubén Molina, decried at the United Nations Migration Review Forum that the situation of Venezuelan migrants is being used as political propaganda or to beg for resources. | "Venezuela, with its peace diplomacy, condemns the criminalization of its migrants and their families," Molina said. "We also condemn any approach that tries to treat migration as a business." | The Venezuelan diplomat called for "those international agencies and bodies, governments and organizations that lend themselves to political instrumentalization, to be held accountable for thei…

____ (2022-05-21). In major attack on free speech, Migrants NZ Facebook group forced to close. wsws.org Migrants NZ, a popular forum on New Zealand's draconian immigration policies with more than 75,000 members, shut down after its administrators were threatened with legal action.

Newsroom (2022-05-21). Countries review progress on global migration compact. moderndiplomacy.eu Although many migrants worked on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, risking their own lives to save others, they were at times denied access to basic services and excluded from recovery plans, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in New York on Thursday. Mr. Guterres was addressing the official opening of a meeting to review progress …

Benedict Ipgrave, Miroslava Chavez-Garcia, Marcy Darnovsky, Subhadra Das, Charlene Galarneau, Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, Nora Ellen Groce, Tony Platt, Milton Reynolds, Marius Turda, Robert A Wilson (2022-05-21). [Perspectives] From small beginnings: to build an anti-eugenic future. thelancet.com September, 1921 was unusually hot and New York was sweltering. For the many immigrants who crowded the city's tenements and pavements, one of the few places for relief from the incessant heat was the American Museum of Natural History. That summer the museum presented a new exhibition with rows of human skulls, snapshots of patients in psychiatric institutions, and the preserved brain of a serial killer. It was all terribly macabre. The immigrants among the museum's visitors who read the leaflet distributed at the entrance soon discovered that this exhibition was all about them.

Noam Chomsky (2022-05-21). The Supreme Court Is Wielding Illegitimate Authority in the US. zcomm.org Please Help ZNet Source: Truthout Photo by Matt Gush/Shuttterstock Former president Jimmy Carter deemed the U.S. as having become "an oligarchy with unlimited political bribery" in the aftermath of the Supreme Court's 2014 decision to strike down limits on campaign contributions, and the wielding of illegitimate authority within our

Mickey Z. (2022-05-21). New World Health Organization/Order? dissidentvoice.org As you may have heard, members of the World Health [sic] Organization (WHO) are voting on an international pandemic treaty and amendments to the International Health Regulations between May 22 and 28, 2022. Click here to read those proposed amendments. The good folks at Reclaim the Net flesh things out really well here. To sum …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-21). May 18 (media-only news briefing) — "Anxiety and adolescents: Tracking today's teens and their mental health" newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org In the wake of the pandemic, anxiety and depression rates reported among adolescents are worsening. Recently, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended kids ages eight to 18 should be routinely screened for anxiety. May is Mental Health Awareness month, so what can parents do to help prevent a mental health crisis from occurring? Marcie Billings, M.D., a pediatrician at Mayo Clinic, will discuss the trends in children and in teenagers and how to recognize if your child is struggling…

emptyabigail A. Allen, Associate Professor of Special Education, Clemson University (2022-05-21). Pandemic babies with developmental delays can be helped to make up for lost social interaction — 5 tips for parents. Abigail A. Allen, Associate Professor of Special Education, Clemson University

John J Dennehy, Ravindra K Gupta, William P Hanage, Marc C Johnson, Thomas P Peacock (2022-05-21). [Correspondence] Where is the next SARS-CoV-2 variant of concern? thelancet.com The COVID-19 pandemic has been characterised by successive waves of new variants of concern sweeping the population. The ultimate source of these variants is not known with certainty, but preliminary evidence suggests at least some have emerged from long-term SARS-CoV-2 infections, such as those observed in immunocompromised patients.1 As a result, it is of the utmost urgency that those with long-term infections should be able to access quality health care and be prioritised for curative therapy because a failure to properly manage these infections poses a risk to the individual and to public health.

emptygary Laderman, Goodrich C White Professor of Religion, Emory University (2022-05-21). The US Civil War drastically reshaped how Americans deal with death — will the pandemic? Gary Laderman, Goodrich C White Professor of Religion, Emory University

Bridget Meehan (2022-05-21). In a parallel universe, the pandemic would have been different. zcomm.org Throughout this trauma, capitalism has not been good to us…

Richard Horton (2022-05-21). [Comment] Offline: How to fix pandemic preparedness. thelancet.com Surveillance. Detection. Response. The elements of a robust public health system to prevent the next (inevitable) pandemic are well understood. An early warning system for pneumonias of unknown aetiology is of paramount importance. Debates abound about how to deliver these crucial functions. A pandemic treaty. Revisions to the International Health Regulations. The role of WHO. Financing instruments. Workforce. There is little consensus. The sad truth is that political disagreements will tie these questions up in the mucilaginous bureaucracy that is today's global health.

____ (2022-05-21). Principal at high school in Seattle, Washington fired by district for informing families of abandonment of contact tracing. wsws.org Staff and students have come to the support of Catherine Brown, the principal of Cleveland High School who was fired by Seattle Public Schools upon an investigation into emailing families about the end of COVID-19 contact tracing during the Omicron surge in January, which the district requested she withhold.

Mirinda Crissman (2022-05-21). Cómo opresión de clases impulsa crisis climáticas: un comentario de WW. workers.org Publicado originalmente en Workers World/Mundo Obrero, el 30 de septiembre del 2020, este artículo es aún más oportuno después del Día de la Tierra de 2022. La guerra por delegación de Estados Unidos en Ucrania -y la continua crisis de COVID-19- están siendo utilizadas por la administración de Biden para . . . |

____ (2022-05-21). 618 festival to spur shopping recovery. ecns.cn The upcoming June 18 online shopping festival-it is branded as "618"-is expected to play a vital role in promoting the recovery of consumption, stimulating consumers' purchasing desire and shoring up the economy amid the resurgence of domestic COVID-19 cases and external uncertainties, industry experts said.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-21). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: COVID-19 update. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The widespread availability of at-home COVID-19 tests have made it easier for people to know if they have the virus, and to take measures to protect themselves and others. But there is a downside. Because the majority of tests are now done at home and often not reported, the official counts on COVID-19 infection rates are not as accurate as they have been in past waves of the virus. "Because the majority of testing is…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-21). Mayo Clinic expert shares tips for navigating a return to work with long COVID. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Symptoms are only half of the picture when it comes to long COVID, also known as post-COVID syndrome. The other half is how long COVID affects a person's ability to live their lives. Greg Vanichkachorn, M.D., director of Mayo Clinic's COVID Activity Rehabilitation Program, offers tips for navigating the return to work during recovery. "It can be hard to go back to work after any medical condition, and this is especially true for long COVID,"…

Staff (2022-05-21). Cuba reporta 44 nuevos casos de COVID-19, ningún fallecido y 82 altas médicas. cubadebate.cu De los pacientes confirmados hasta la fecha, 279 se mantienen ingresados. En ese grupo, 274 presentan una evolución clínica estable y cinco personas se atienden en cuidados intensivos: tres críticas y dos graves.

teleSUR, jaa -JGN (2022-05-21). Decretan alerta naranja en Costa Rica por aumento de la Covid-19. telesurtv.net Las zonas que más casos registraron en las últimas dos semanas son San José con 766, Alajuela (653) y Heredia (566).

Newsroom (2022-05-21). Drones to Save Lives by Providing Urban-Grade Healthcare in Rural Areas of India. moderndiplomacy.eu A new experimental programme has shown how drone technology can be used to bring quality healthcare to people living in the remotest areas of India. Healthcare professionals delivered vaccines, COVID-19 testing samples and medical products to a population of over 300,000 people represented by eight district health facilities in the Vikarabad district of the southern …

James Meadway (2022-05-21). Lashing together a life raft: Covid-19 strategies for the left. zcomm.org Reflecting on two years of Covid-19 and the challenges the British left will have to adapt to and confront…

Staff (2022-05-21). Russian Ambassador to Venezuela: Moscow Has Always Supported Dialogue in Venezuela. orinocotribune.com The Russian Ambassador to Venezuela, Sergey Melik Bagdasarov, stated that Russia has always been supportive of the establishment of a national political dialogue in Venezuela, and considers that only the people of Venezuela can most effectively decide how this would come about. | "The constitutional government of President Nicolás Maduro has always been in favor of a broad negotiation," said Ambassador Melik. "When [Russian] Foreign Minister Lavrov visited Venezuela in 2020, he also declared his support for this. We have always supported the dialogue and consider that it is the Venezuelan people, and no one else,…

teleSUR, mcs, lvm, MER (2022-05-21). Pdte. Maduro activa nuevo sistema de Gobierno en Venezuela. telesurtv.net El mandatario también anunció seis líneas estratégicas de acción en beneficio del pueblo venezolano.

Editor (2022-05-21). Surrender of Ukrainian soldiers entrenched in Azovstal. mronline.org On 16 May 2022, the Ukrainian soldiers still in the basement of the Azovstal factory in Mariupol began to surrender to Russia and the DPR (Donetsk People's Republic).

It's Going Down (2022-05-21). This Is America #167: Kamau Franklin on the Fight to Defend the Atlanta Forest and Beyond. itsgoingdown.org Welcome, to This Is America, May 21st 2022. On this episode, we speak with Kamau Franklin of Community Movement Builders about the struggle to build self-determination and community power in Atlanta in the face of gentrification, police violence and racialized capitalism. We also discuss the growing fight to defend the Atlanta forest and react to…

Media Lens (2022-05-21). "There Is No Way To Fool Physics": Climate Breakdown And State-Corporate Madness. dissidentvoice.org In the terrifying opening to his 2020 novel, The Ministry for the Future, Kim Stanley Robinson depicts an intense heatwave in India. In an 'ordinary town' in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, people are struggling to cope with unbearable heat and humidity. It is the combination of the two, measured by the so-called 'wet-bulb …

Lyn Neeley (2022-05-21). Portland/ Starbucks workers, rewriting history. workers.org Portland, Oregon May 14 — A fiery passionate crowd of 70 Starbucks workers and supporters protested at Portland's Jantzen Beach Starbucks store, because the manager there fired Matt, a shift supervisor, for trying to unionize. Ian, a Starbucks worker from Eugene traveled two hours to the protest. Seven out of . . . |

Princess Harmony (2022-05-21). Addictive drug use and reproductive justice ‚àí a commentary. workers.org There was a particular phrase current in the U.S. during the 1980s and '90s: "crack baby." A crack baby was the worst child a person could give birth to, as they were born hooked on crack cocaine and would be at a greater risk of having mental and physical disabilities . . . |

| News Desk | (2022-05-21). PM felicitates Xi Jinping on Pak-China diplomatic ties 71st anniversary. tribune.com.pk Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif congratulated on Saturday Chinese President Xi Jinping, the governments and peoples of the two countries on the 71st anniversary of the establishment of Pakistan-China diplomatic relations. | "China and Pakistan are the names of two brothers," PM Shehbaz said in a message on the occasion. "The leadership and peoples of the two countries have nurtured this evergreen tree of friendship over the past 71 years." | The premier also paid rich tributes to the leaders of both the countries, who made efforts to transform this unmatched friendship into a cooperative strategic partnership an…

Kungu Al-Mahadi Adam (2022-05-21). Najjuma participates in Kibuku run to reduce maternal deaths, calls for improved obstetric care. plusnews.ug Nakaseke District Woman MP, Sarah Najjuma has Saturday morning participated in the Save a Mother Run in Kibuku District, a fundraiser organised by area MP Herbert Kinobere to save mothers who die during childbirth. The run which started from Kasasira Health Center III in Kibuku District, was flagged off by the Deputy Speaker of Parliament, …

Our Reporter (2022-05-21). Residents ask Gov't to fully equip Kilembe mines hospital. plusnews.ug Residents of Kilembe and persons seeking medical services at Kilembe Mines Hospital in Kasese are asking government to fully equip the hospital to better service delivery in the area. The residents have said government should move quickly to equip the hospital with good medical equipment. Kilembe mines hospital permanently shifted to Kasese town in June …

Our Reporter (2022-05-21). Retiring Cranes midfielder Mawejje to be honored. plusnews.ug Uganda Premier League players will today afternoon honour Uganda Cranes midfielder Tonny Mawejje who will be playing his last competitive match for his club Police FC. SC Vipers will host Police FC in one of the last matches of the 2021/2022 Star Times Uganda Premier League at St Mary's Stadium in Kitende. FUFA confirmed in …

Our Reporter (2022-05-21). Luwero leaders blame police of mob justice. plusnews.ug Local leaders in Luwero have blamed Police for the escalation of mob justice in the district. According to the Police crime report released on May 18,Luwero registered 21 cases of people who were killed by mob action in 2021. Luwero is ranked first in mob justice cases according to the statistics, while Mbarara and Kyenjojo …

Our Reporter (2022-05-21). Kabaale International Airport to be ready in February 2023. plusnews.ug Kabaale International Airport in Hoima, Uganda's second international airport now under construction is due for completion nine months from now, according to the contractors. The immediate objective of the airport, 200 kilometers by air from Entebbe International Airport and 33 kilometers by road from Hoima City, is mainly transportation of the equipment expected to be …

Our Reporter (2022-05-21). Police mount checkpoints to screen 'strangers' In Omoro ahead of by-election. plusnews.ug The Police have mounted a number of checkpoints and deployed security personnel along major roads within Omoro District to beef security ahead of the Omoro County Parliamentary by-election. The checkpoints are visible within Opit Town Council and along roads connecting Opit Town Council to Lalogi Town Council and Acet Town Council. The Aswa River Region …

Sara Catalinotto (2022-05-21). New York/ Community rallies for school bus struggles. workers.org Parents to Improve School Transportation (PIST) rally, Union Square, New York City, May 15. WW Photo: John Catalinotto The rally "Express Yourself about School Bus Struggles!" took place at Union Square in New York City the afternoon of May 15. School bus drivers, unions, educators, parents, caregivers and attendants, children . . . |

Our Reporter (2022-05-21). We must train marine engineers says Museveni. plusnews.ug President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has reiterated the need for Busoga University to teach marine engineering and related courses. He made the statement after commissioning 12 marine ambulances at the Uganda People's Defence Forces(UPDF) marine base in Entebbe. The event took place on May 20. Museveni says he is concerned that none of the public universities …

Our Reporter (2022-05-21). NRM acussed of bribing voters in Omoro. plusnews.ug The Opposition political candidates vying for the Omoro County Parliamentary seat are accusing the National Resistance Movement — NRM Party officials of allegedly bribing voters. Six candidates are campaigning to fill the vacant Omoro County Parliamentary seat ahead of the by-election slated for May 26th, 2022. The candidates are; Simon Toolit Akecha, National Unity Platform-NUP …

| Reuters | (2022-05-21). WHO calls emergency meeting as monkeypox cases top 100 in Europe. tribune.com.pk The World Health Organization was holding an emergency meeting on Friday to discuss the recent outbreak of monkeypox, a viral infection more common to west and central Africa, after over 100 cases were confirmed or suspected in Europe. | In what Germany described as the largest outbreak in Europe ever, cases have been reported in at least nine countries &#1 ; Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom – as well as the United States, Canada and Australia. | Spain reported 24 new cases on Friday, mainly in the Madrid region where the regional government close…

Our Reporter (2022-05-21). Kamya unhappy with Ssenyonyi over 'Heart Attack' talk. plusnews.ug The Inspector General of Government(IGG),Beti Kamya is very unhappy with the chairperson of the Parliament Committee on Commissions Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises-Cosase ,Hon.Joel Ssenyonyi and also Nakawa West MP in Kampala for saying that she failed to appear before the Uganda Land Commission (ULC) probe because she had got a heart attack. Speaking today …

emptydaniel Macfarlane, Associate Professor of Environment, Sustainability, Western Michigan University (2022-05-21). Restoring the Great Lakes: After years of US-Canada joint efforts, some success and lots of unfinished business. Daniel Macfarlane, Associate Professor of Environment and Sustainability, Western Michigan University

emptyjames Densley, Professor of Criminal Justice, Metropolitan State University (2022-05-21). Accused Buffalo mass shooter had threatened a shooting while in high school. Could more have been done to avert the tragedy? James Densley, Professor of Criminal Justice, Metropolitan State University

emptydaniella Mccahey, Assistant Professor of History, Texas Tech University (2022-05-21). Over 100 years of Antarctic agriculture is helping scientists grow food in space. Daniella McCahey, Assistant Professor of History, Texas Tech University

emptyrokeshia Renné Ashley, Assistant Professor of Communication, Florida International University (2022-05-21). After initial silence, the Biden administration is making moves to free WNBA star Brittney Griner from Russian detention. Rokeshia Renné Ashley, Assistant Professor of Communication, Florida International University

emptyimtiaz Rangwala, Research Scientist In Climate, Cooperative Institute For Research In Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder (2022-05-21). Grim 2022 drought outlook for Western US offers warnings for the future as climate change brings a hotter, thirstier atmosphere. Imtiaz Rangwala, Research Scientist in Climate, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder

emptyarie Kruglanski, Professor of Psychology, University of Maryland (2022-05-21). A quest for significance gone horribly wrong — how mass shooters pervert a universal desire to make a difference in the world. Arie Kruglanski, Professor of Psychology, University of Maryland

emptystanley Stepanic, Assistant Professor of Slavic Languages, Literatures, University of Virginia (2022-05-21). 'Dracula Daily' reanimates the classic vampire novel for the age of memes and snark. Stanley Stepanic, Assistant Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Virginia

emptylacey Wade, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Pennsylvania (2022-05-21). What makes us subconsciously mimic the accents of others in conversation. Lacey Wade, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Pennsylvania

emptydavid Mendez, Associate Professor of Health Management, Policy, University of Michigan (2022-05-21). Why is the FDA seeking to ban menthol cigarettes? 4 questions answered. David Mendez, Associate Professor of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan

emptygregory Grieve, Head, Professor, Religious Studies Department, University of North Carolina — Greensboro (2022-05-21). How to know if your practice of Buddhism through listening to podcasts or use of meditation apps is 'authentic'. Gregory Grieve, Head and Professor, Religious Studies Department, University of North Carolina — Greensboro

emptydaniel J. Mallinson, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Administration, School of Public Affairs, Penn State (2022-05-21). Appealing to Trump (and his base) might have worked in Pennsylvania primaries — but it won't play so well in the midterms. Daniel J. Mallinson, Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Administration, School of Public Affairs, Penn State

emptycamee Maddox-wingfield, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Anthropology,, Public Health, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (2022-05-21). The Martinican bèlè dance — a celebration of land, spirit and liberation. Camee Maddox-Wingfield, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Public Health, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

emptycallie Freitag, Ph.d. Candidate In Public Policy, Governance, University of Washington (2022-05-21). 1 in 6 US kids are in families below the poverty line. Callie Freitag, Ph.D. Candidate in Public Policy and Governance, University of Washington

emptykevin Ketels, Assistant Professor, Teaching, Global Supply Chain Management, Wayne State University (2022-05-21). Baby formula industry was primed for disaster long before key factory closed down. Kevin Ketels, Assistant Professor, Teaching, Global Supply Chain Management, Wayne State University

emptyerik Gordon, Professor of Business, University of Michigan (2022-05-21). What you need to know about the Defense Production Act — the 19 s law Biden invoked to try to end the baby formula shortage. Erik Gordon, Professor of Business, University of Michigan

emptytam Nguyen, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, University of Dayton (2022-05-21). Nonprogrammers are building more of the world's software — a computer scientist explains 'no-code'. Tam Nguyen, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, University of Dayton

emptysourav Sengupta, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, University At Buffalo (2022-05-21). CBT? DBT? Psychodynamic? What type of therapy is right for me? Sourav Sengupta, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, University at Buffalo

emptykenneth Anthony, Associate Professor of Elementary Education, Mississippi State University (2022-05-21). Public education is supposed to prepare an informed citizenry — elementary teachers have just two hours a week to teach social studies. Kenneth Anthony, Associate Professor of Elementary Education, Mississippi State University

emptynick Shay, Professor of Oceanography, University of Miami (2022-05-21). Bad news for the 2022 hurricane season: The Loop Current, a fueler of monster storms, is looking a lot like it did in 2005, the year of Katrina. Nick Shay, Professor of Oceanography, University of Miami

emptymargarita Balmaceda, Professor of Diplomacy, International Relations, Seton Hall University (2022-05-21). Europe is determined to cut fossil fuel ties with Russia, even though getting Hungary on board won't be easy. Margarita Balmaceda, Professor of Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University

emptymckale Montgomery, Assistant Professor of Nutritional Sciences, Oklahoma State University (2022-05-21). Is intermittent fasting the diet for you? Here's what the science says. McKale Montgomery, Assistant Professor of Nutritional Sciences, Oklahoma State University

Norman Solomon, Jeff Cohen (2022-05-21). Looks Like Another "Bad Blue" Just Bit the Dust. indybay.org The incumbent protection racket takes some hits…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-05-21). Weather Warfare: Beware the US Military's Experiments with Climatic Warfare. globalresearch.ca 'Climatic warfare' has been excluded from the agenda on climate change.

Binoy Kampmark (2022-05-21). Australian Disinformation Wonderland: The Federal Election 2022. dissidentvoice.org All elections are filled with the half-truths, mistruths and full-fledged lies. Victory is rarely bought on a platform of complete honesty. But the road to the current Australian federal election has been potholed by more deception than most. This is bound to happen when policy platforms are weak and rickety, leaving the opponents large scope …

Cheryl LaBash (2022-05-21). Beyond Abortion, a Struggle to Win Our Future. orinocotribune.com By Cheryl LaBash — May 14, 2022 | When you have touched a woman you have struck a rock, says a South African proverb. It continues, you have dislodged a boulder, you will be crushed. The US Supreme Court justices who penned the recently leaked draft majority opinion abolishing voluntary legal pregnancy termination, should take heed. | Although the current debate centers on the issue of the women's right to make decisions over their own bodies in fact much more is at the root. Today's political flashpoint holds within it the urgent need to overturn patriarchal gender norms, class oppression and the capitalis…

____ (2022-05-21). Virginia Thomas, wife of Supreme Court justice, pressured Arizona state legislators to overturn 2020 popular vote. wsws.org Emails confirm that the January 6 coup was not a "spontaneous riot" but the culmination of a conspiracy orchestrated at the highest levels of the ruling class and Republican Party elite to overturn democratic forms of rule in the United States.

____ (2022-05-21). Virginia Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, pressured Arizona state legislators to unilaterally overturn popular vote. wsws.org The emails confirm that the January 6 coup was not a "spontaneous riot" but the culmination of a conspiracy orchestrated at the highest levels of the ruling class and Republican Party elite to overturn democratic forms of rule in the United States.

_____ (2022-05-21). Liberals Drive State Censorship. popularresistance.org Twice in the month of April Barack Obama spoke about "disinformation." First at the University of Chicago and then at Stanford University he claimed that democracy is at risk because of social media. Democracy is certainly at risk but not because of anyone's tweets. His words were really meant to frighten Americans into accepting censorship should anyone dare to present a narrative that differs from the state's. Of course, that isn't what Obama said. He spoke of Trump's claims of election fraud and racist posts and all sorts of things that liberals would support. But neither Trump nor anyone else on the right was…

_____ (2022-05-21). Guantanamo Bay And The US Global Empire. popularresistance.org In the twenty-ninth installment of "The Watchdog" podcast, Lowkey speaks to Todd E. Pierce about the global reach of the U.S. empire and its totalitarian ambitions to control the entire planet. Todd is a retired U.S. Army officer and defense attorney whose experiences serving at the front line of empire moved him to become a defender of its victims. Towards the end of his military service, he volunteered to become a defense attorney for three prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. | Previously a neoconservative cold warrior, Pierce joined the military at an early age and served in the first Gulf War. Yet after…

_____ (2022-05-21). Amazon Won't Stop Union Busting And Firing Organizers. popularresistance.org On April 1, the Amazon Labor Union (ALU) achieved a historic victory when 55 percent of workers at a Staten Island warehouse voted to form the first Amazon union in the United States. The news shook the labor movement around the world as millions celebrated and the victory of these hyper-exploited workers against one of the richest men in the world. | Amazon has still not recognized the union, and has been trying to challenge the election results. In doing so, the company is delaying the start of the negotiation process for a first contract. The union busters who harassed thousands of workers at the JFK8 warehous…

_____ (2022-05-21). Detroit Organizations Demand Justice Department Act On Police Misconduct. popularresistance.org CPTA begins the memorandum by stating that: "The Coalition for Police Transparency and Accountability (CPTA) requests a federal investigation of a pattern of killings and excessive force by the Detroit Police Department (DPD) and an institutional culture within the department that promotes violence and racial discrimination within the Department and against members of the community. The mission of CPTA is to expose police misconduct in all its forms and thereby demand police transparency and accountability as well as garner community support for this effort. The Coalition was formed after the killing of Hakim Lit…

_____ (2022-05-21). Southern Workers Gather To Build Workers Assembly Movement. popularresistance.org Under the slogan "Build the Workers Assembly Movement! Organize the South!" nearly 80 workers from eight Southern states gathered in Durham, North Carolina, for a Southern Workers Assembly Organizing School over the weekend of April 29 to May 1. Workers came to the School from Atlanta; New Orleans; Charleston, South Carolina; Richmond and Tidewater, Virginia; Charlotte, Raleigh, Durham, Asheville and Eastern North Carolina; northern Kentucky; and elsewhere. | Over the last year, the network of areas building Workers Assemblies across the South has grown substantially to include nine different cities, the developm…

_____ (2022-05-21). Workplace Bullying In Higher Education Is Rampant. popularresistance.org Grabbing her hair, the boss held scissor blades an inch from her face. "If you don't give me any brilliant ideas I'm going to cut your hair off," he deadpanned. | Was this a sick joke? Was he serious? She was alone in his office with him. She was petrified. | You might think this assault happened in some notoriously wretched workplace, the kind of abuse that only occurs in sweatshops halfway across the globe. | But you would be wrong. | This happened to one of us, Liz Adler. Liz was assaulted and threatened by a scissors-wielding professor five years ago in a prestigious laboratory at the University of California…

Sandipan Talukdar (2022-05-21). UK Met Office predicts increased chances of heat waves in India and Pakistan due to climate change. peoplesdispatch.org The study predicts that the chances of extreme heat waves would increase to every 1.15 years towards the end of this century…

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2022-05-21). US Refuses to Buy Oil from Venezuela (+Chevron). orinocotribune.com Amidst a supposed "lifting" of the US imposed sanctions on Venezuela, which was announced this week by the Joe Biden administration, debates in the US Congress regarding a possible renewal of activities by US oil company Chevron have intensified. | The US Secretary of Energy, Jennifer Granholm, has denied that the US has plans to import oil from Venezuela. During a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Granholm declared that "the United States will not import oil from Iran or Venezuela." | The US government has not yet clarified what the terms of its eventual renewal of oil extraction operations in Vene…

scorinoco (2022-05-21). A Preliminary Reading of the Results of Lebanon Elections: No Clear Majority, a Popular Triumph of the Resistance, a US-Saudi Painful Failure. orinocotribune.com By Sondoss Al Assad — May 18, 2022 | The impulsive erroneous announcement by the head of the Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea of attaining the largest legislative bloc in the House of Representatives, and the mainstream media's promotion of an alleged defeat suffered by the Resistance and its allies, have revealed what was expected of the parliamentary elections and explained the huge paid-up money given by the Saudi American axis, and which was recently exposed by US Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs David Schenker. | Meanwhile, Bassam Mawlawi, Lebanon's Minister of the Interior has…

Staff (2022-05-21). Chile: Boric Militarizes Mapuche Territories. orinocotribune.com Current scenarios in the south of Chile are not much different from those during the time of Sebastián Piñera, as the supposedly progressive President Gabriel Boric is applying the same repressive measures of his predecessor, whose mandate is considered as the worst of post-Pinochet Chile and the trigger that led to structural changes in the Chilean State. | Recently, the government of Chile, headed by President Boric, decreed a state of emergency in two southern provinces "to guarantee security" in the Mapuche region. Until then, Boric had rejected the militarization that Piñera had been forced to reverse. | Las…

SAM (2022-05-21). In Politics, Money Will Always Talk. Unless… inequality.org

Tamara Nassar (2022-05-21). Jenin fiercely resists Israel's constant attacks. electronicintifada.net Soldiers used Palestinian girl as human shield.

____ (2022-05-21). Six things striking CNH workers need to know about the company. wsws.org CNH's international workforce—along with the workers at its myriad parts producers—are striking workers' natural allies and a potential source of colossal strength…

____ (2022-05-21). Workers react as UAW rolls out new sellout deal at Detroit Diesel. wsws.org "Highlights" of the new six-year agreement released by the UAW show there are no significant improvements over the last deal, which workers rejected by a 79 percent margin on May 10.

____ (2022-05-21). Australian academics union censors SEP member at University of Sydney strike. wsws.org The censorship was aimed at preventing any exposure of the National Tertiary Education Union's role in enforcing sweeping attacks on the jobs and conditions of academics and university staff.

____ (2022-05-21). Australia: Phony election promises will do nothing to resolve housing crisis. wsws.org The measures proposed by Labor and the Liberal-Nationals are aimed solely at maintaining record house prices and the profits of the banks.

____ (2022-05-21). All parties in Ontario's provincial election bear responsibility for the province's disastrous housing crisis. wsws.org For low-income workers or those in precarious employment who are fortunate enough to have "affordable" housing, a job loss or reduction in employment hours can quickly lead to homelessness.

____ (2022-05-21). The World Health Organization to meet urgently to review the global spread of monkeypox infections. wsws.org More than 130 cases of suspected and confirmed monkeypox infections across 11 countries are being investigated. The WHO is convening an emergency meeting to address the growing global threat.

____ (2022-05-21). Right-wing Ukrainian nationalism as applied in the field of musicology. wsws.org A University of Miami music professor uses the pages of the New York Times to suggest that the music of Dmitri Shostakovich and other Russian composers are "cultural weapons" in the service of Vladimir Putin.

Nancy Spannaus (2022-05-21). The History They Don't Teach You in School: U.S. and Russia Have a Long History of Collaboration. covertactionmagazine.com Relationship Can Be Rekindled Today, Even in These Darkest of Times There was a time in the intelligence and diplomatic …

amarynth (2022-05-21). A Rare Look into Michael Hudson's Email Inbox &#1 ; US amazing threats against China and India. thesaker.is Dear K C, China won't go along with this surrender, will it? This is amazing! Michael US Sanction ENFORCEMENT THREATS Edward Wong and Michael Crowley, "U.S. Aims to Cripple Russian…

Staff (2022-05-21). Domadores de Cuba vuelven al boxeo profesional por la puerta grande con seis victorias. cubadebate.cu Con cinco triunfos por nocaut y uno por decisión unánime, los boxeadores cubanos protagonizaron este viernes un categórico regreso al profesionalismo tras 60 años de espera en una velada celebrada en el Palenque de la Feria Nacional de San Marcos, en la ciudad mexicana de Aguascalientes. Los miembros del equipo Domadores de Cuba se mostraron superiores.

____ (2022-05-21). Emerging markets, developing countries should uphold true multilateralism: Chinese FM. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi has said that emerging markets and developing countries should uphold true multilateralism.

Brennan Center for Justice (2022-05-21). Wednesday 6/8: Who Gets to Be an American: Race, Fear, and Surveillance in Domestic Policy. indybay.org Online event (free)…

Staff (2022-05-21). Alerta OMS sobre aumento de casos de viruela del mono. cubadebate.cu La OMS ha alertado sobre el aumento de casos de viruela del mono en los próximos meses, tras confirmarse que son ocho los países europeos en los que ya se han notificado contagios. Este brote se caracteriza por ser atípico debido a la dispersión de los casos y a que no tienen antecedentes de viajes a países donde la enfermedad es endémica.

Staff (2022-05-21). Oro y plata para Cuba en la Copa Mundial de Canotaje. cubadebate.cu Las jóvenes Yarisleidis Cirilo y Katherine Nuevo unieron potencia este sábado en la ciudad checa de Racice y le dieron a Cuba sus dos primeras medallas en la Copa del Mundo de Canotaje, el primer gran evento de ese deporte en el año.

____ (2022-05-21). Chinese premier stresses expanding opening-up. ecns.cn Premier Li Keqiang has reiterated China's stance that it will unswervingly expand opening-up and continue to make the country a big market for the world and a hot spot for foreign investment.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-21). Expert Alert: Getting back into the swing of golf. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — This time of year, Sanjeev Kakar, M.D., a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon, starts seeing many injuries among people inspired by watching golf and other stick-handling sports. "The weather is changing. Major golf tournaments are on television. Local courses have opened. People are excited to be playing again," says Dr. Kakar, who specializes in hand and wrist injuries. "People run to the range and hit hundreds of balls in a short period of…

Jason Ditz (2022-05-21). Israel Alleges Soleimani's Son-in-Law Smuggling Weapons to Hezbollah. news.antiwar.com Looking to justify constant attacks on Syria and keeping up a narrative of hostility toward Iran and other Shi'ites, Israel is accusing the Iranians of smuggling weapons to Hezbollah through Syria. | The specific plot in this case is blamed on Sayyed Reza Hashim Sada a-Din, the That doesn't prove any of the allegations, but follows…

Staff (2022-05-21). Alemania e Italia permiten a sus empresas abrir cuentas bancarias para comprar gas ruso. cubadebate.cu Las compañías de Alemania e Italia podrán abrir cuentas bancarias en rublos para comprar gas a Moscú. Bruselas dio dos instrucciones a los miembros de la Unión Europea sobre cómo pueden obtener el gas sin violar las sanciones impuestas contra Rusia. Sin embargo, la vía legal para hacerlo todavía no es clara.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-21). Experience with mentors inspires Mayo Clinic fellow to help other medical trainees. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — As a medical student in Mexico, Paola Suarez-Meade, M.D., wanted a career that included research and clinical work. But among her teachers, the most common career paths involved making a choice: treat patients or study disease. A fascination with stem cells prompted her to seek out a research opportunity in the U.S. with neurosurgeon Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, M.D., who runs the Brain Tumor Stem Cell Laboratory at Mayo Clinic. Observing his work—treating patients…

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-05-21). Demands on Wells Fargo to Stop Funding Climate Crisis Continue. indybay.org Extinction Rebellion holds yet another protest action at a Wells Fargo branch…

____ (2022-05-21). Shooting in Chicago kills 1, injures 4. ecns.cn A shooting in Chicago killed one person and injured four others late Thursday, local police spokesman Tom Ahern said.

Pen America LA & CA Common Cause (2022-05-21). Thursday 6/2: Community-based Approaches to Sustaining & Strengthening Local & Ethnic Media in CA. indybay.org Online event…

teleSUR, yart, JGN (2022-05-21). Rusia crea sistema de prueba para detectar la viruela de simio. telesurtv.net Al menos nueve países europeos han detectado casos de esta enfermedad, según la Organización Mundial de la Salud.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-21). Mayo Clinic expert's advice for parents during baby formula shortage. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Infant caregivers are finding empty store shelves where baby formula was once stocked. They may be turning to online searches and even alternative solutions, such as making homemade baby formula. While it may sound like a good idea, Dr. Kelsey Klaas, a Mayo Clinic pediatrician, says feeding your baby homemade formula is not safe for multiple reasons. Watch: Mayo Clinic expert offers advice during baby formula shortage. youtu.be/zP_PeQpndxs Journalists: Broadcast-quality video is available in the…

teleSUR-mcs -HIM (2022-05-21). Registran pérdida del 42 % de superficie de glaciares andinos. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con los especialistas, los países más afectados son aquellos que cuentan con menor área glaciar.

Suzanne James (2022-05-21). Deliverance: Voluntary Assisted Dying becomes law in NSW. greenleft.org.au After 50 years of advocacy and polls consistently showing up to 80% support, Voluntary Assisted Dying is finally to become law in NSW. Suzanne James reports.

____ (2022-05-21). Marriage registration center in Shanghai reopens. ecns.cn A couple registers at a marriage registration center in Chaoming district, east China's Shanghai, May 20, 2022. Shanghai's Chongming district will resume marriage registration services from May 23.

____ (2022-05-21). China launches three low-orbit communication test satellites. ecns.cn China successfully sent three low-orbit communication test satellites into space from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China Friday."ÄÄ"ÄÄ…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-05-21). 2022 Africa Unity Week – California Agriculture Leaders Join the Conversation. indybay.org During the San Diego – World Conference of Mayors Collaboration Conference – California #1 Agriculture Industry Leaders consider new ways toward "Strengthening Resilience in Nutrition and Food Security on the African Continent: Strengthening Agro-Food Systems, Health and Social Protection Systems for the Acceleration of the Human, Social and Economic Development".

Lynda Carson (2022-05-21). Leasing agent for John Stewart Company at The Presidio doesn't have a real estate license. indybay.org Corruption Of Property Management System Is Rampant:…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-21). Sharing Mayo Clinic: A heart patient's fall picks up something big. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mitch Prust has fond memories of spending long hours hiking the trails at his getaway in northwestern Wisconsin, but during a visit in late September, it's what he didn't remember that put him on a new path. It was not hours or minutes; it was just a few seconds. While this was a short lapse of time, the positive result of this experience will last a lifetime. Around 9 p.m. while walking through the woods…

teleSUR, HR, JGN (2022-05-21). Conoce la obra de Andrés Eloy Blanco. telesurtv.net Entre las creaciones de este ilustre poeta y escritor venezolano destacan el humor y la identidad nacional.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-21). Consumer Health: Osteoporosis and exercise. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org May is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about this bone disease. Osteoporosis affects approximately 10 million people in the U.S., 80% of whom are women, according to the Office on Women's Health. Osteoporosis causes bones to become weak and brittle — so brittle that a fall or even mild stresses, such as bending over or coughing, can cause a fracture. Osteoporosis-related fractures most commonly occur in the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-21). Consumer Health: Finding a mental health care professional to fit your needs. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org May is Mental Health Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about finding a mental health care professional. Mental health is the overall wellness of how you think, regulate your feelings and behave. A mental disorder may be present when patterns or changes in thinking, feeling or behaving cause distress or disrupt a person's ability to function. Mental illness refers to a wide range of mental health conditions — disorders that affect your mood,…

teleSUR- jaa -HIM (2022-05-21). Realizan Marcha del Silencio en Uruguay por víctimas de la dictadura. telesurtv.net Como es costumbre, previo a la culminación de la marcha multitudinaria, los asistentes dijeron presente luego de cada nombre de desaparecido o asesinado mentado.

Staff (2022-05-21). La Edad de Oro del Chalet. cubadebate.cu Me pareció algo simbólico que el pequeño Alejandrito abrazara fuerte el ejemplar de La Edad de Oro que le regalamos, comenta María Caridad Guindo. Fue quizás un gesto de apego a la nueva era de transformaciones en el barrio vulnerable El Chalet, de la ciudad de Artemisa.

____ (2022-05-21). Sri Lankan trade unions undermine workers struggles. wsws.org The unions called the protests in a bid to deflect the rising anger among workers, poor and youth over the ever-increasing prices and shortages of essentials.

Matthias Becker (2022-05-21). Stress for the soul. Climate change triggers stress and despair. indybay.org Psychology understands fear as an arousal that primarily causes displeasure. Fear is never rational, but sometimes it is appropriate and serves as an alarm. Anxiety disorders, on the other hand, according to the common definition, are directed at non-existent dangers or are unreasonably strong.

teleSUR, JCM (2022-05-21). Partido Laborista de Australia gana elecciones parlamentarias. telesurtv.net El líder del Partido Laborista, Anthony Albanese, afirmó que quería unir a los australianos en sus primeros comentarios después de llevar a su organización a una victoria electoral.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-21). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Ear infections after swimming. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I swim for exercise and relaxation. I try to get in the pool about three times a week. Recently, I have begun to have episodes where it feels like water is still in my ear. Then my ear becomes red and painful. A friend suggested I might have swimmer's ear. Is this something that is easy to treat? Do I need to stop swimming? ANSWER: Swimmer's ear is an infection in the outer ear…

teleSUR- jaa -HIM (2022-05-21). Sondeo mantiene a Petro como favorito de elecciones en Colombia. telesurtv.net La citada encuesta de Invamer es una de las últimas de las que se pueden dar a conocer sus resultados antes de la primera ronda de los comicios programados para el próximo 29 de mayo.

WorkWeek (2022-05-21). WorkWeek On Journalist Shireen Abu Akleh & SF Education Bond Corruption. indybay.org WorkWeek covers the murder of Palestinian American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, San Francisco education bond corruption and the destruction of San Francisico City College…

Staff (2022-05-21). Qué trae la prensa cubana, sábado 21 de mayo de 2022. cubadebate.cu

Brenda Norrell (2022-05-21). Sikowis and Nick Estes: Imperialism and Christian Colonial Capitalism in Indian Country. indybay.org Nick Estes, Lakota professor and co-founder of The Red Nation, and Sikowis, founder of Great Plains Action Society, described the Christian Colonial Capitalism, imperialism and theft of Native land that led to the current failed system and deceptive schemes of non-profit philanthropy, at the annual Bioneers Conference.

teleSUR, JCM (2022-05-21). Rusia confirma el cese del suministro de gas a Finlandia. telesurtv.net Hasta el cierre del viernes, Gazprom Export no había recibido ningún pago en rublos de Gasum por el suministro de gas en abril.

Staff (2022-05-21). El tiempo: Calor y aisladas lluvias en la tarde. cubadebate.cu Amanecerá parcialmente nublado en gran parte del archipiélago, con nublados y aisladas lluvias durante la mañana en la costa sur de occidente y la Isla de la Juventud. En la tarde se incrementará la nubosidad y ocurrirán sólo aislados chubascos y tormentas eléctricas desde Mayabeque hasta Guantánamo.

teleSUR -HIM (2022-05-21). OMS convoca reunión de emergencia por brote de viruela del mono. telesurtv.net OMS indicó que hasta la fecha se han detectado más de un centenar de casos en ocho países de Europa, además de en Australia, Estados Unidos y Canadá.

____ (2022-05-21). Chia Jue Xian: the grateful 'Shanghai Regiment Leader' from Singapore. ecns.cn In the Nanyang Community in Jing'an District, Shanghai, residents would call Chia Jue Xian from Singapore when their refrigerator is running empty.

____ (2022-05-21). Chinese Embassy in Canada vows 'all necessary measures' after Ottawa moves to ban 5G gear from Huawei, ZTE. ecns.cn The Chinese Embassy in Canada on Thursday vowed to take all necessary measures to protect Chinese firms' legitimate rights and interests, after Canada revealed plans to ban use of 5G gear from Huawei and ZTE on so-called national security grounds.

When The Music Stops (2022-05-21). Saturday 6/25: 3rd Annual Music, Mental Health, & Pride Summit 2022. indybay.org SFJAZZ | 201 Franklin Street | San Francisco, CA 94102…

teleSUR, yart, JGN (2022-05-21). Ejército ruso libera la ciudad portuaria de Jersón en Ucrania. telesurtv.net La ciudad de Jersón fue tomada el 4 de marzo pasado, casi al inicio de la operación militar especial.

____ (2022-05-21). Shanghai ready to resume operation of four subway lines. ecns.cn Staff members of four subway lines in Shanghai are fully prepared for resumption starting from Sunday, with disinfection and equipment check carried out.

teleSUR, yart, JGN (2022-05-21). Gustavo Petro mantiene ventaja en sondeos electorales de Colombia. telesurtv.net Pese a que el derechista Fico Gutiérrez se había mantenido en segundo lugar, Rodolfo Hernández lo ha superado por escaso margen.

teleSUR, yart, JGN (2022-05-21). Candidata Ângrid Betancourt deja carrera presidencial de Colombia. telesurtv.net Betancourt instó a otros grupos de centro a unirse a la campaña de Hernández, para llevar a un centrista a la segunda vuelta electoral.

____ (2022-05-21). David Tidswell: Int'l school 'majordomo' in Shanghai. ecns.cn David Tidswell wakes up at 6: 30 a.m. every day. Then, the deputy principal of an international school located in Shanghai's Putuo District, begins to check messages, attend online meetings, conduct research, arrange logistical support, and ensure that the foreign teachers that currently work from home have sufficient supplies, among other things.

____ (2022-05-21). (W.E. Talk) Where Can We Find the Western Regions Frontier Command of the Han Dynasty in Xinjiang?>. ecns.cn

teleSUR, yart, JGN (2022-05-21). Chile anuncia que Isla de Pascua abrirá al turismo en agosto. telesurtv.net La reapertura del aeropuerto Mataveri en la isla de Pascua traerá el aumento de un vuelo a dos o tres por semana.

Angela (2022-05-21). Saturday 5/21: Free virtual screening of the documentary film "Jaffa: Mother of the Stranger" indybay.org

____ (2022-05-21). International community should give priority to development: Chinese FM. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi has said that developing countries should work to push the international community to prioritize development in global governance.

teleSUR- jaa -HIM (2022-05-21). Ataque israelí con misiles deja tres fallecidos en Damasco, Siria. telesurtv.net Las defensas antiaéreas de Siria repelieron una agresión proveniente de zonas de los Altos del Golán ocupados.

teleSUR, JCM (2022-05-21). Turquía pide a Suecia que deje de apoyar a los terroristas kurdos. telesurtv.net Turquía ha manifestado en días recientes que no apoyará el ingreso a la OTAN de Suecia y Finlandia.

____ (2022-05-21). Joint education a valuable attempt at Sino-US communication. ecns.cn The Chinese ambassador to the U.S. delivered video remarks on Friday at the first graduation ceremony of the Juilliard School of Tianjin Conservatory of Music and at the 2022 graduation ceremony at Duke Kunshan University, which is also the first Class of undergraduates from the university.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-21). Consumer Health: Mental health and managing stress. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org May is Mental Health Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about managing stress. Stress is a normal psychological and physical reaction to the demands of life. A small amount of stress can be good, motivating you to perform well. When used positively, stress can lead to growth, action and change. But negative, long-term stress can lessen your quality of life and put your health at risk. One of the first steps toward good stress…

____ (2022-05-21). China strongly opposes Canada's ban on Huawei, ZTE telecommunication equipment. ecns.cn China strongly opposes Canada's latest ban on the use of equipment and services from Chinese tech giants Huawei and ZTE in its telecommunication systems, the Ministry of Commerce said on Friday.

Staff (2022-05-21). Demandan a Apple por la pérdida auditiva causada por sus auriculares AirPods a un niño de 14 años. cubadebate.cu Una pareja demandó a Apple alegando que su hijo de 14 años sufrió una "pérdida auditiva permanente" cuando sus auriculares AirPods emitieron una alerta tan fuerte que le desgarró uno de los tímpanos. El menor estaba viendo Netflix con un iPhone y sus AirPods Pro, en un volumen bajo, cuando "repentinamente y sin previo aviso, llegó una Alerta Amber".

Renfrey Clarke (2022-05-21). Protesters say climate change is still the issue. greenleft.org.au On election eve, more than 50 people gathered on Rundle Mall for a snap protest against the Coalition government's inaction on climate change. Renfrey Clarke reports.

____ (2022-05-21). Online promotion of 5th China Int'l Import Expo held in Spain. ecns.cn An online event to promote the 5th China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Spain was held Thursday.

Staff (2022-05-21). La posibilidad de incrementar empleos en Cuba (+ Video). cubadebate.cu La situación demográfica de Cuba impone retos al mercado laboral. Sin embargo, el país pretende avanzar en la promoción del acceso a empleos de calidad, que permitan incrementar en un 1.8 % los ocupados en la economía en relación con 2021. Así informó a Granma Ariel Fonseca Quesada, director general de Empleo del Ministerio de Trabajo y Seguridad Social.

teleSUR- lvm -HIM (2022-05-21). Pronostican aumento de lluvias en varios países centroamericanos. telesurtv.net El Centro Nacional de Huracanes de Panamá informó que se presentará un evento del Giro Centroamericano (GCA), que afectará el Caribe occidental la semana del 23 al 29 de mayo.

Staff (2022-05-21). Comienza en Cuba ejercicio para situaciones de desastre "Meteoro 2022" cubadebate.cu Con el objetivo de actualizar los planes de reducción del riesgo de desastres, así como las fuerzas y medios para las acciones de rescate y salvamento, comenzó este sábado en Cuba el ejercicio popular de las acciones en situaciones de desastres "Meteoro 2022", al que asistieron el presidente cubano, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, y el primer ministro, Manuel Marrero Cruz.

____ (2022-05-21). U.S.-listed Chinese firms trade mostly lower. ecns.cn U.S.-listed Chinese companies traded mostly lower on Wednesday with six of the top 10 stocks by weight in the S&P U.S. Listed China index ending the day on a downbeat note.

Human Agenda (2022-05-21). Thursday 5/26: Corporate Funding of Local Campaigns. indybay.org La Corona Taqueria, Banquet Room | 601 North 4th Street | San Jose California 95112…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-05-21). 2022 National Maritime Day – Honoring the "African Founding Father of California" indybay.org As we consider the blessing of World Trade Month, fully cognizant of the vast majority of world trade on the global connected oceans. Ancient/future final preparations for 2022 Africa Unity Week in California helping host the World Conference of Mayors is an amazing journey. Engaging California Leadership looking forward to adding to a strong case to bring US African Leaders to San Francisco, California, Fall 2022. Discover the Golden Legacy of Honorable William Alexander Leidesdorff Jr. as we share our salient contributions to the forward flow of humanity.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-21). Mayo Clinic Minute: Muskmelons are full of flavor, nutrients. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org They might have a smelly-sounding name, but muskmelons, like cantaloupes and honeydew, are actually sweet fruits full of flavor and nutrients. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/v5e-9ENHcjY Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. "Muskmelon is an overarching term that includes cantaloupe and honeydew. These fruits provide a wealth of health benefits, including antioxidant support for your immune system. They…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-21). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Osteoporosis and a bone-healthy diet. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was recently diagnosed with osteoporosis and my health care team suggested that I eat a bone-healthy diet to prevent more issues and maintain strong bones as I age. What is osteoporosis, and how can I maintain a bone-healthy diet? ANSWER: Osteoporosis is a condition that causes the bones to thin and lose their strength. When bones become weaker, sudden fractures can occur, even with minimal trauma. A calcium-rich diet is important to maintain…

Mark Niu (2022-05-21). Composting helps save water and protects the planet. america.cgtn.com See how composting can save water and reduce water pollution.

Staff (2022-05-21). UNE informa sobre compleja situación del Servicio Eléctrico Nacional. cubadebate.cu "La unidad número 1 de Feltón tiene caldera encendida desde las 14 : 00 horas y está en proceso de arranque, después de 76 horas de intenso trabajo. Con su sincronización mejora la situación del Sistema Eléctrico Nacional, pero no logramos cubrir la demanda. Se trabaja de forma continua para solucionar las averías", infomó esta tarde la Unión Eléctrica.

Staff (2022-05-21). Wimbledon pierde su estatus de Grand Slam y no dará puntos de clasificación por excluir a tenistas rusos y bielorrusos. cubadebate.cu La Asociación de Tenistas Profesionales ha decidido retirarle al torneo de Wimbledon el derecho a dar puntos de clasificación a los participantes debido a que los organizadores del evento excluyeron de la edición de este año a los jugadores rusos y bielorrusos a raíz de la operación militar de Moscú en Ucrania. Además, pierde su estatus como torneo del Grand Slam.

____ (2022-05-21). Imitator of Tang Dynasty consort enjoys overnight fame. ecns.cn Wang Yu, 28, became famous overnight for imitating noble Chinese imperial consort Yang Guifei (Yang Yuhuan) of Tang Dynasty (618-907) in a block themed on Tang culture in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province.

Staff (2022-05-21). Se incorpora bloque uno de termoeléctrica de Felton al Sistema Electroenergético Nacional. cubadebate.cu El bloque número uno de la Central Termoeléctrica Lidio Ramón Pérez, de Felton, en la provincia de Holguín, aporta de manera estable al Sistema Electroenergético Nacional (SEN), desde las nueve de la noche de este viernes, luego de solucionada una avería en la caldera.

teleSUR -HIM (2022-05-21). Diez palestinos resultan heridos tras nueva represión israelí. telesurtv.net A la decena de heridos por impactos de bala y atropellamientos, se sumaron nueve detenciones arbitrarias.

Green Party (2022-05-21). Left Unity Slate candidates win strong endorsements. indybay.org Eight organizations and groups have endorsed the Left Unity Slate candidates ( leftunityslate.org/ ) running for California's statewide offices, in a historic coalition of the Green Party and the Peace and Freedom Party, whose shared values brought these candidates together.

teleSUR- jaa -HIM (2022-05-21). Gobierno de Perú decreta alerta epidemiológica por viruela del mono. telesurtv.net El CDC peruano destacó que el primer caso de la enfermedad se identificó en Reino Unido y fue asociado con viajes al oeste africano.

Paulo Cabral (2022-05-21). Beef exports driving destruction of Amazon rainforest. america.cgtn.com See how beef exports is destroying the Amazon rainforest.

Jacob Nordangard (2022-05-21). World Economic Forum's "Young Global Leaders" Revealed. globalresearch.ca For several decades, this program has nurtured compliant leaders acting as WEF agents in governments around the world. The consequences are far-reaching and may turn out to be devastating for humanity.

____ (2022-05-21). Developing countries moving from pursuers of global governance to contributors: Chinese FM. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Thursday said that emerging markets and developing countries have become contributors to rather than pursuers of global governance.

____ (2022-05-21). Cradle of Civilization: Sanxingdui Ruins site. ecns.cn Covering 12 square km, the Sanxingdui Ruins site is located in Guanghan city, Southwest China's Sichuan province. The ruins are believed to be the remnants of the Shu Kingdom, dating back some 4, 0 to 2,800 years.

Catherine Atim (2022-05-21). Ugandan who swallowed heroin to smuggle it to Mauritius arrested. plusnews.ug Authorities in Mauritius are holding a Ugandan national who swallowed heroin, an addictive and dangerous drug worth Shs 530 million to smuggle it into the country using his body as a vehicle. Daniel Goevins Ongaya, a 40-year-old was arrested at Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport in Mauritius. He had swallowed fifty-four pellets of heroin, weighing …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-21). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Irritable bowel syndrome and lifestyle modifications. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have been diagnosed with a mild case of irritable bowel syndrome, and I talked to my doctor about managing my symptoms without medication. I am interested in trying to focus more on diet to control my condition. Are there certain things that I should be mindful of, or will medication be the only way for me to manage my symptoms? ANSWER: Although medications can be used to treat irritable bowel syndrome, not everyone…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-21). Mayo Clinic Minute: Pregnancy and toxoplasmosis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Toxoplasmosis is a disease that results from an infection from one of the most common parasites. So common in fact that it might be in your home right now. People can be exposed to this parasite from infected cat feces, and exposure is especially risky for people who are pregnant.In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a Mayo Clinic pediatric infectious diseases specialist, explains the risks and what moms-to-be can do to keep their…

____ (2022-05-21). China's foreign trade sees solid expansion in past decade: official. ecns.cn China has seen notable expansion in foreign trade during the past decade amid the country's efforts to build an open economy, an official said Friday.

____ (2022-05-21). Huawei Canada says Canada's banning is a political decision. ecns.cn In response to the Canadian government's Thursday announcement that it will ban Huawei's products and services from entering the Canadian communications market, Huawei Canada issued a statement on Friday expressing disappointment with the Canadian government's decision and saying that it is an unfortunate political decision.

KALW 91.7 FM Bay Area (2022-05-21). Sunday 5/22: Allure of Authoritarianism: What Makes Humans Deny Truth & Accept Totalitarian Propaganda? indybay.org Radio broadcast on KALW @ 91.7 FM…

Staff (2022-05-21). Biden recibió el índice de aprobación más bajo de su mandato este mes, según encuesta. cubadebate.cu Una nueva encuesta muestra que el índice de aprobación de la ciudadanía estadounidense hacia el presidente Joe Biden cayó en mayo al punto más bajo de su mandato, al tiempo que se agudiza el pesimismo entre los miembros de su propio Partido Demócrata. Solo el 39% de los adultos estadounidenses aprueba el desempeño de Biden como presidente.

teleSUR, JCM (2022-05-21). Corea del Sur y EE.UU. acuerdan ampliar ejercicios militares. telesurtv.net Corea del Norte ha condenado los simulacros como ensayos para una invasión, pese a las reiteradas garantías de Corea del Sur y EE.UU. de que son de naturaleza defensiva.

noreply (2022-05-21). What's The Deal With The US Four-Star Generals? smoothiex12.blogspot.com I don't know. One, certainly, cannot suspect General

Oakland Privacy (2022-05-21). Wednesday 6/15: 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.

Staff (2022-05-21). AMLO: Es momento de un gran viraje, de iniciar una etapa nueva en las relaciones de los países de América. cubadebate.cu Aunque el presidente Andrés Manuel López Obrador confía en el interés de su homólogo de Estados Unidos, Joe Biden, para encabezar el viraje en las relaciones en América, el mandatario mexicano estimó que alcanzar un acuerdo de esta naturaleza es complicado.

Ediz Tiyansan (2022-05-21). New Mexico has the second highest suicide rate in the U.S. america.cgtn.com New Mexico has the second highest suicide rate in the U.S. and faces a doctor shortage — including in field of psychiatry. Find out more.

Staff (2022-05-21). Nadador espirituano rompe récord nacional en los 50 metros estilo pecho vigente por más de 30 años. cubadebate.cu El nadador espirituano Julio Calero Suárez impuso récord nacional de 28: 07segundos en los 50 metros estilo pecho en la XXXIII Copa Marcelo Salado que tiene por sede el complejo de piscinas Baraguá, de la capital cubana. Calero dejó así atrás una marca de más de 30 años, impuesta por el primer medallista mundial cubano Pedro Hernández.

teleSUR -mcs -HIM (2022-05-21). Impulsan acciones para atenuar crisis energética en Dominicana. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con las autoridades nacionales, los apagones se deben a averías en 20 circuitos de las tres empresas generadoras de energía eléctrica del país.

NCBCP, Black Women's Roundtable & many more (2022-05-21). Wednesday 5/25: Black Women Leaders & Allies: Voting Rights & Reproductive Justice Speak Out. indybay.org D.C. speaker out rally via livestream. Take action from anywhere!

____ (2022-05-21). 24 Solar Terms: Grain Buds. ecns.cn

Xiaolu Sun (2022-05-21). Funerals held for Buffalo shooting victims. america.cgtn.com The first funeral was held on Friday for one of 10 people killed in the Buffalo supermarket shooting. For the next week, almost every day, more victims will be laid to rest.

riseup4abortionrightsbayarea (2022-05-21). From the Mission to the Castro, March for Reproductive Justice. indybay.org Photos from an afternoon rally and march on May 14. One march was not enough on an important day to turn up for abortion rights and the broad range of other rights protected by the endangered Roe v. Wade.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-21). Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine graduates to ease physician shortage in Florida and around the country. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Jacksonville, FL — Medical students from Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, a national medical school, are taking part in the first tri-site commencement this year. The first full cohort of students from Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine — Florida Campus are graduating on Sunday, May 15. This innovative program allows students to complete their first two years of didactic study in Arizona or Minnesota and finish the final two years of clinical study…

Fave Photos (2022-05-21). Handmaids and Hangers at Bay Area Bans Off Our Bodies Protests. indybay.org Protesters painted bloody hangers on placards to symbolize the dangerous measures people resorted to in order to terminate pregnancies before Roe. "This is not about abortion" read one sign. Demonstrators know bans on abortion are just the beginning of extremist right wing attempt to take total control.

teleSUR, HR, JGN (2022-05-21). Conoce las propiedades del té y sus beneficios para la salud. telesurtv.net Consumir una taza de esta bebida tiene múltiples beneficios para nuestro organismo porque contiene antioxidantes, reduce el estrés y baja los niveles de hipertensión, entre otros.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-21). Science Saturday: Using metal detectors to ward off wayward specimens. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The Histology Laboratory in Mayo Clinic's Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology processes more than 350,000 paraffin-embedded blocks every year as lab staff prepare tissue slides for pathologists to evaluate. Each of those blocks represents a patient waiting for answers. Although lost specimens within the Histology Lab are rare — less than one-half of 1% are ever misplaced — if even one specimen goes missing, it has the potential to be devastating for that patient. "We're aiming for zero….

teleSUR, mcs, JGN (2022-05-21). OIT señala protección social para enfrentar el trabajo infantil. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con el organismo internacional, uno de cada 10 niños de entre cinco y 17 años en todo el mundo aún trabaja, lo cual representa más de 160 millones de infantes.

Burn A Light Productions (2022-05-21). Sunday 5/22: Castro Theatre free premiere of 'The Ruth Brinker Story' about legendary SF AIDS activist. indybay.org Castro Theatre | 429 Castro St | San Francisco, CA 94114…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-21). Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine graduates to ease physician shortage in Arizona and around the country. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org PHOENIX — Medical students from Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, a national medical school, are taking part in the first tri-site commencement this year. This is the second commencement of Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine — Arizona Campus. The ceremony will take place Friday, May 20. Forty-two students will graduate from the Arizona campus, joining the more than 50 other Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine students in Florida and Minnesota graduating this…

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Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-05-21). California Preservation of the United States Colored Troops Project. indybay.org 2022 Armed Service Celebration at our California State Capitol showcased the ongoing disparity is service delivery for California Black Veterans past, present and future. A positive new way forward is at hand…

San Francisco Public Library (2022-05-21). Saturday 6/11: Journalist Shwanika Narayan Speaks at San Francisco Public Library. indybay.org This is an online/virtual event. Register to attend.

____ (2022-05-21). China to accelerate construction of national park, botanical garden systems. ecns.cn China will establish a new batch of national parks this year amid its efforts of accelerating the construction of its national park and botanical garden systems.

Sophie Cousins (2022-05-21). [World Report] Eliminating cholera in Haiti. thelancet.com Haiti has declared the country cholera-free; however, the effects of the epidemic remain. Sophie Cousins reports.

Richard Lane (2022-05-21). [Perspectives] Ambroise Wonkam: making human genomics truly equitable. thelancet.com Since becoming Director of the McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine and the Department of Genetic Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA, at the start of 2022, Ambroise Wonkam has developed a clear vision. "I want to lead the field of genetic medicine to enable it to become truly innovative, sustainable, and equitable, for all populations", he says. Such a shift is needed explains Wonkam, who is Professor of Genetic Medicine, because "the history of human genomics has been hugely skewed along the lines of European genetic variation.

Peter Sasieni, Alejandra Castanon (2022-05-21). [Correspondence] HPV vaccination and cervical cancer screening — Authors' reply. thelancet.com We agree with Susan Bewley's suggestion that cervical screening should be reviewed in light of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination. We have published suggesting that women vaccinated with either the bivalent or quadrivalent vaccine at ages 11—15 years might be screened on just three occasions (approximately at ages 30, 40, and 55 years), and that women vaccinated with the nonavalent vaccine might be screened just twice.1 Our observations2 suggest that even less frequent screening might be appropriate (for those who received the bivalent vaccine) and that herd protection might reduce the need for more int…

Heppy Noor Affifah (2022-05-21). All About Soybeans and the 5 Highest Soybean Producing Countries in the World. moderndiplomacy.eu Eating a balanced diet is one way to maintain health and a healthy lifestyle. The recommended balanced diet has a proportion of 4 healthy 5 perfect meals consisting of staple foods, side dishes, vegetables, fruit and milk or carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, minerals and fats. Of the 5 compositions, the five components are easily found, including …

Newsroom (2022-05-21). New Economic Corridor Project to Boost Regional Trade and Growth through Lao PDR. moderndiplomacy.eu The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors today approved the $132 million Southeast Asia Regional Economic Corridor and Connectivity Project, which will improve climate resilient transport connectivity and regional trade along an east-west corridor through northern Lao PDR. Designed to complement the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Master Plan on Connectivity, the new project …

Sebastian Garza (2022-05-21). Brookline teachers strike for one day, win three-year contract struggle. zcomm.org In a single-day strike, the BEU strike won a three-year-long struggle…

Natalia A Trayanova, Eric J Topol (2022-05-21). [Perspectives] Deep learning a person's risk of sudden cardiac death. thelancet.com The incidence of sudden cardiac death is increasing globally, despite improvements in the prevention and management of ischaemic heart disease. The cornerstone for primary prevention of sudden cardiac death due to arrhythmia is the deployment of an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD). Although the survival benefit is indisputable, ICD therapy is resource-intensive and there are risks of complications and morbidity. Accurate risk assessment before device deployment is crucial. But assessment of left ventricular ejection fraction is insensitive.

Wei Hongxu (2022-05-21). Economic Challenges as the Fundamentals of China's Fiscal Issues. moderndiplomacy.eu China's Central Comprehensive Deepening Reform Commission (hereafter referred to as the Reform Commission) has recently highlighted the issue of fiscal and taxation system reform. The Reform Commission mandates that the sub-provincial fiscal system carry out the reform strategy outlined in the "14th Five-Year Plan", where it is recommended to adhere to the essential concepts of …

V (2022-05-21). Disaster patriarchy and the global war on women. zcomm.org I have fought my entire life not to believe I am nothing. Not to believe I am stupid. To fight to believe I have a right to be here…

David Jones (2022-05-21). Fragility in the Time of Cancellation. zcomm.org We are all walking wounded. A little sympathy and compassion is a place to start…

Newsroom (2022-05-21). Key Opportunities for Uzbekistan's Development. moderndiplomacy.eu The World Bank has released its new Systematic Country Diagnostic (SCD) report for Uzbekistan, which analyzes key challenges and opportunities for the country's development. The SCD contains policy recommendations for removing barriers to private sector growth, reducing the state's role in the economy, focusing on people and their human capital, and transitioning to a green …

Newsroom (2022-05-21). Effective Policy Implementation is Crucial for Vietnam to Reach High-Income Status by 2045. moderndiplomacy.eu For Vietnam to realize its aspiration for reaching high income status by 2045, it will need to shift its economic growth model and sharply improve the government's capacity to coordinate and implement economic policy reforms and public investments, a World Bank Group report says. The World Bank Group's Systematic Country Diagnostic Update, "How Will Vietnam …

Newsroom (2022-05-21). More than 59 million internally displaced in 2021. moderndiplomacy.eu A record 59.1 million people were displaced within their homelands last year, or four million more than in 2020, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Thursday, citing the latest Global Report on Internal Displacement (GRID). IOM has welcomed the report, produced by its partner the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC), calling it a …

Prof. Pankaj Jha (2022-05-21). President Ho Chi Minh's reflections about international peace. moderndiplomacy.eu President Ho Chi Minh had a dissimilar way of approaching international peace, and he held a view that the way western nations look into revolution and resurgence, particularly in colonial era, was different from what the people aspired. He took note of developments in colonial societies particularly when Turkish women were protesting against the invasion …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-21). Mayo Clinic Minute: How to reduce your stroke risk. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org May is National Stroke Awareness Month, but Mayo Clinic health care professionals suggest spotting the signs and reducing stroke risk should be part of everyday awareness. A stroke happens every 40 seconds in the U.S., and the likelihood of stroke increases with age, according to the National Institutes of Health. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=QckfPh-2VcQ&feature=youtu.be Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 00) is in the downloads at the end of…

OtherWords (2022-05-21). Is Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Spying on Most Americans? juancole.com By Farrah Hassen | &#1 ; ( Otherwords.org ) &#1 ; Growing up in the Southern California suburbs, government surveillance never worried me. But my Syrian-American parents were more cautious. They would often warn me against talking about politics over the phone — in case Big Brother was snooping. As a teenager, I dismissed their concerns. "Listen, …

Iqra Nasir (2022-05-21). Accusations to Acknowledgement: The Battle of Article 63 A. moderndiplomacy.eu The weather is heating up. As the May is ending, Political temperatures are soaring. The fate regarding the country's political and economic stability will be measured in the upcoming days. Earlier, PDM built momentum by taking on institutions. Maryam Nawaz raised the temperature by targeting key personalities and institutions. Allegations were bursting against the institutions …

Jordan Smith (2022-05-21). Oklahoma's Total Abortion Ban Will Mean Surveillance, Criminalization, and Chaos. zcomm.org The state's new ban is the most extreme in the country, going further than Texas's notorious S.B. 8 by banning abortion after fertilization…

Jeremy Williamson, Brian M Stephenson (2022-05-21). [Clinical Picture] Mesh migrations may mask malignancy: a patient with adenocarcinoma of the bowel. thelancet.com A 58-year-old woman presented as an emergency with a 4-month history of intermittent upper abdominal pain, distension, and vomiting.

Chris McCall (2022-05-21). [World Report] A smoke-free generation: New Zealand's tobacco ban. thelancet.com Many countries will monitor the results of New Zealand's plan to ban sales of tobacco to anyone born after 2009. Chris McCall reports.

Amjed Jaaved (2022-05-21). Assault on Mughal icons and Indian mosques. moderndiplomacy.eu The monk chief minister of India's most populated north-eastern State Uttar Pradesh abhors Mughal icons. He says that Mughals cannot be heroes to the Hindu. He renamed Mughal Museum as Chatrapatti Shivajee. During the election campaign he supported RSS's demand for renaming Hyderabad as 'Bhagyanagar'. The fanatic Hindu says that about 60,000 temples were converted …

Lonnie Ray Atkinson (2022-05-21). Comedy Is A Good Bullshit X-Ray & Redefine Policing. zcomm.org The following are excerpts from a new book, Don't Think Of A Republican — How I Won A Republican Primary As A Lefty Progressive And You Can Too…

Andrew Green (2022-05-21). [Obituary] José Eduardo Lima Pinto da Costa. thelancet.com Champion of legal medicine in Portugal. He was born on April 3, 1934 in Porto, Portugal, and died of cancer on Dec 8, 2021 in Porto, aged 87 years.

Newsroom (2022-05-21). Food insecurity threatens societies: No country is immune. moderndiplomacy.eu "When war is waged, people go hungry," Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday during a debate on conflict and food security chaired by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken. Some 60 per cent of the world's undernourished people live in areas affected by conflict he said, adding that "no country is immune". Conflict …

Susan Bewley (2022-05-21). [Correspondence] HPV vaccination and cervical cancer screening. thelancet.com Screening can cause harm (eg, anxiety, further tests, diagnostic labels, costs, morbidity, and death). Sometimes, a screening programme can bring net benefits when the Wilson and Jungner criteria are applied.1 Screening can detect problems too early, leading to overdiagnosis and overtreatment, resulting in high financial costs, morbidity, and death. Screening healthy people should be considered a medical failure, a second-rate and burdensome approach, and at best should be a temporary, contingent stopgap between the real successes of prevention and cure.

Carol Lang (2022-05-21). Role Of The AFL-CIO Supporting The Histadrut & Its Support For Apartheid. indybay.org The Israeli corporatist Zionist trade union federation Histadrut has played an important role in supporting the apartheid system in Israel. The AFL-CIO leadership with the CIA has collaborated internationally to support US imperialism.

Anonymous103 (2022-05-21). New Military Aid From The U.S. To Ukraine Approved. southfront.org

Staff (2022-05-21). Piedad Córdoba Suggests Petro to Promote a Peace and Non-Aggression Treaty with Venezuela. orinocotribune.com Piedad Córdoba, former senator of Colombia and renowned social leader, has proposed the establishment of an international treaty between Colombia and its neighboring countries that would prevent the sponsoring of paramilitary groups or the invasion by foreign armies in the signatory nations. | The former senator suggested to presidential candidate Gustavo Petro, that if he gets elected as president of Colombia, he should promote a Peace and Non-Aggression Treaty with Venezuela. | Córdoba announced this on Thursday, May 19, in a message posted on her Twitter account, together with a formal written proposal, titled…

Editor (2022-05-21). 'This is America': cops, Democrats, and the MOVE bombing of 1985. mronline.org "Attention, MOVE. This is America. You have to abide by the laws of the United States." This was the ultimatum given through a Philadelphia police megaphone to a group of Black activists trapped in their home in the early morning of 13 May 1985.

amarynth (2022-05-21). Michael Hudson: Interview with RT &#1 ; Transcript. thesaker.is Michael Hudson's interview with RT &#1 ; May 19 2022. Peter Scott, RT anchor: Joining us now is Michael Hudson, economist and author of "Super-Imperialism" and the recently-published "Destiny of Civilization".

Roger D. Harris (2022-05-21). Why Are Colombian Election Candidates Auditioning in Washington? orinocotribune.com By Roger D. Harris &#1 ; May 19, 2022 | Staging a vice-presidential candidates Along with the Washington consensus crowd, members o…

ELEL (2022-05-21). [Department of Error] Department of Error. thelancet.com Lloyd DFA, Pushparajah K, Simpson JM, et al. Three-dimensional visualisation of the fetal heart using prenatal MRI with motion-corrected slice-volume registration: a prospective, single-centre cohort study. Lancet 2019; 393: 1619—27—In this Article, Alexander Schulz's affiliations should have included Charité — Università§tsmedizin Berlin, corporate member of Freie Università§t Berlin and Humboldt-Università§t zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany. This correction has been made to the online version as of May 19, 2022.

Staff (2022-05-21). Biden signs $40 bn Ukraine aid package. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — US President Joe Biden signed a bill that provides nearly $40 billion of additional humanitarian and military aid for Ukraine, bringing the total aid to Kiyv to nearly $54 billion.

Staff (2022-05-21). It destroyed "large batch" of Western weapons sent to Ukraine. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — The Russian military said on Saturday it had destroyed a major consignment of Western arms in Ukraine's Zhytomyr region, west of Kyiv, using sea-launched Kalibr cruise missiles.

Staff (2022-05-21). Claiming to care about Syria's situation 'hypocritical'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — Iran's Permanent Ambassador to the UN said that claiming to care about the difficult humanitarian situation in Syria while backing and imposing unilateral sanctions against the Syrian people is hypocritical.

Staff (2022-05-21). Moscow sanctions Biden, 962 other Americans. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — Russia said on Saturday it was banning entry to 963 Americans including US President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, and CIA chief William Burns.

____ (2022-05-21). US not seeking regime change in Syria: diplomat. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) —After US government's failure to overthrow Syrian government and normalization of Syria's ties with some Arab states, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Syrian Affairs says that US is not after regime change in Syria.

Staff (2022-05-21). Impact of sanctions on Iran's economy waning: MP. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — Referring to the Iranian administration's effective measures taken in foreign policy, a lawmaker said that the impact of sanctions on Iran's economy will be definitely decreased gradually.

Staff (2022-05-21). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on May 21. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — Mehr News agency takes a look at headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Saturday, May 21.

____ (2022-05-21). Oman prioritized in Iran's neighborliness policy: Ambassador. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — Ahead of Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi's visit to Oman, the Iranian Ambassador to the country called the Arab country a priority of Iran's neighborhood policy.

Staff (2022-05-21). Germany, Italy to pay in rubles to Russia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — Germany and Italy have allowed companies to open ruble accounts to pay for the Russian gas and oil.

Staff (2022-05-21). Turkey launches airstrikes on NE Iraq (+VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — Turkish fighterjets on Saturday bombed areas in the Iraqi province of Kirkuk.

Staff (2022-05-21). VIDEO: Fuel station tanks exploded in Saudi Arabia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — Saudi Arabia's surveillance cameras documented the moment the fuel station tanks exploded and burned due to the high tempreture.

Staff (2022-05-21). Paykan crowned champions of 2022 Asian Club Volleyball. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — Paykan of Iran came from two sets down to beat Japan's Suntory Sunbirds 3-2 (21-25, 26-28, 25-13, 25-20, 15-12) on Friday.

Staff (2022-05-21). Iranian oil minister meet Omani Energy minister in Muscat. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — Iranian Oil Minister Javad Owji held talks with Omani Minister of Energy and Minerals Mohammed bin Hamad Al Rumhi in the country's capital of Muscat on Saturday.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-21). Labor party returns to power in Australia after 9 years. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — Anthony Albanese and his opposition Labor Party win the government after a campaign focused on personality over policy.

____ (2022-05-21). Saudi-led coalition seizes Yemeni oil ship. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — A spokesman for Yemen's Oil Company said on Friday that Saudi-Emirati aggression coalition seized a new Yemeni ship carrying oil products.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-21). Hull City owner compares Iranian striker with Mo Salah. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — The How Hull City owner Acun Ilicali has once again said that Iranian striker Allahyar Sayyadmanesh could become another Mohammed Salah in the British football Premier League.

Staff (2022-05-21). Cisco Identity Service Engine (Cisco ISE). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — Cisco Identity Service Engine (ISE) is a network access control and policy enforcement platform.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-21). Slovak official hopes for expansion of trade ties with Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — The 1st State Secretary of the Ministry of Economy of the Slovak Republic Ján Oravec has expressed hope that his country's economic and trade relations with Iran will develop.

Staff (2022-05-21). Raeisi visits Tehran International Book Fair. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi paid a visit to the Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) on Saturday.

Staff (2022-05-21). Strawberry festival in Kermanshah. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — A strawberry festival was held in the Uramanat region in Kermanshah province, western Iran.

Staff (2022-05-21). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on May 21. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Saturday, May 21.

Staff (2022-05-21). Any threat against Iran to receive harshest response. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — Islamic Revolution has reached such a high level of validity and maturity that will certainly respond to the slightest threat against Iran at the highest level possible, said a senior Iranian commander.

Staff (2022-05-21). Iran moves ahead with regional diplomacy. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — Less than a year into his presidency, President Ebrahim Raeisi succeeded in revving up Iranian regional diplomacy in a way that is expected to lead to more breakthroughs.

Staff (2022-05-21). Three killed in Zionists airstrike on south of Damascus. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — At least three people were killed after Israel launched fresh airstrikes on the outskirts of Damascus late on Friday, Syrian media said, adding that the country's air defenses intercepted "hostile targets".

Staff (2022-05-21). 'Tonight's Homework' to go on screen at Zlín Film Festival. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — Iranian documentary film 'Tonight's Homework' will be screened in the panoramic section of the Zellin Film Festival in the Czech Republic.

Staff (2022-05-21). 1 killed, 1 injured in Zionists brutal raids on Jenin. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — In the Israeli regime's forces' raid on Jenin on Saturday, one Palestinian citizen was martyred and one other injured.

____ (2022-05-21). US' Blinken discusses Iran, region with Saudi official. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman discussed Iran and regional developments with Saudi Deputy Minister of Defense Prince Khalid bin Salman Al Saud in Washington on Saturday.

____ (2022-05-21). Liberation of Khorramshahr symbol of unity in defending Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — On the occasion of 3rd of Khordad which marks Liberation of Khorramshahr, Iran's Army Force issued a statement on Saturday and said that 3rd of Khorad is a symbol of unity and amity of soldiers in defending security of country.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-21). Iran oil to stabilize global market, reduce prices: Qatar FM. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — Qatar's Foreign Minister has said the return of Iran's oil to the global markets will reduce the prices.

Staff (2022-05-21). Tornado in Germay leaves at least 43 injured. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — A tornado swept through the German city of Paderborn Friday, injuring at least 43 people, and killing a woman, authorities said…

____ (2022-05-21). EU' Borrell emphasizes significance of resuming Vienna talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell stressed the significance of resumption of Vienna talks, calling for the urgent conclusion of the negotiations.

Staff (2022-05-21). Biden threatens N Korea with nuclear weapon. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — US President Joe Biden in a joint statement with his South Korean counterpart reaffirmed the US commitment to defend South Korea with nuclear weapons if necessary.

Staff (2022-05-21). Iran determined to reach strong, lasting agreement in Vienna. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said that Tehran is determined to reach a strong and lasting agreement in Vienna talks that aim to revive the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.

Staff (2022-05-21). Pres. Raeisi to visit Muscat on Monday. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — Heading a high-ranking delegation, Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi is scheduled to pay a visit to Muscat on Monday.

Staff (2022-05-21). Yemeni army shoots down Saudi reconnaissance drone. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — Spokesman for Yemeni Armed Forces Yahya Saree announced that the army managed to shoot down a reconnaissance drone belonging to the Saudi coalition.

Staff (2022-05-21). Baghdad to pay its energy debts to Iran by end of May. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — Following the agreement reached between Tehran and Baghdad on the resumption of Iran's gas exports to Iraq, the country's Minister of Electricity said that Baghdad will pay Iran's energy debts by the end of May.

Nicholas Stender (2022-05-20). U.S. ruling class unites: $40 billion for Ukraine war, nothing for workers. liberationnews.org This enormous sum of money was approved just three weeks after it was first proposed by the Biden administration.

Julia Conley (2022-05-20). 'This Is a War' for Democratic Party's Future, Says Sanders of AIPAC's Super PAC. commondreams.org "They are doing everything they can to destroy the progressive movement in this country," said the senator.

Dana Sanchez (2022-05-20). The Down-Rounding Of Venture Capital And Speculative Private Tech Bubble: 5 Things To Know About 'Valuation Spook' Being Over. moguldom.com Sweden-based payments company Klarna Bank AB was Europe's most valuable fintech startup in June when SoftBank's Vision Fund 2 led an investment that valued it at $45.6 billion, making it more valuable than most large European banks. Now the company wants to raise up to $1 billion from new and existing investors in a deal that …

____ (2022-05-20). UK: Johnson government calls for slashing 90,000 civil service jobs. wsws.org The attack on public services is being accelerated by the Johnson government's need to fund its support for the NATO proxy war against Russia. Military spending already reached £3 billion.

Jake Johnson (2022-05-20). Analysis: 26 US billionaires paid average tax rate of just 4.8% in recent years. nationofchange.org "When you include their untaxed wealth growth in the calculation, many billionaires pay almost nothing," said Frank Clemente of Americans for Tax Fairness.

____ (2022-05-20). Biden administration pushes for NATO accession of Finland, Sweden, as Senate passes $40 billion aid package for Ukraine. wsws.org With the push for NATO's accession of Sweden and Finland and the gigantic $40 billion aid package, Washington is signaling unambiguously that the response of US imperialism to the military setback in Mariupol is a further escalation of its proxy war with Russia.

Staff (2022-05-20). Headlines for May 20, 2022. democracynow.org Senate Approves Additional $40 Billion for Weapons and Aid to Ukraine, Russia Rejects U.N. Plea to Allow Ukraine Grain Shipments as Global Food Crisis Grows, Climate Crisis and Conflict Have Internally Displaced Over 60 Million, China Warns U.S. over Taiwan as Biden Kicks Off Six-Day Asia Tour in South Korea, Oklahoma Legislature Passes Nation's Strictest Abortion Ban, Suspect Pleads Not Guilty to Racist Mass Murder in Buffalo Supermarket, House Democrats Approve Bill to Crack Down on Gasoline Price Gouging, Chicago Police Officer Shoots and Injures Unarmed 13-Year-Old, Hungary's Far-Right Prime Minis…

____ (2022-05-20). China's yearly box office total hits 15 bln yuan. ecns.cn China's total box office earnings this year have reached 15 billion yuan (2.22 billion U.S. dollars), largely generated by films released during the week-long Spring Festival holiday ending on Feb. 6.

Staff (2022-05-20). Amy Littlefield on Oklahoma's New Total Abortion Ban & the Long Fight Ahead After Roe Falls. democracynow.org After a leaked Supreme Court draft opinion revealed the intention to overturn Roe v. Wade, abortion has increasingly become a state issue, with conservative states criminalizing the procedure. Oklahoma approved a bill on Thursday that outlaws almost all abortions beginning at fertilization. The measure is modeled after a Texas ban that encourages private citizens to sue abortion providers and people who assist in abortions. The reproductive justice movement now faces not only these intense legal hurdles but also severe underfunding and an overreliance on billionaire-backed foundations that will not be sustainable…

Dave DeCamp (2022-05-20). Ukraine Hopes New $40 Billion Aid Package Means High-End Weapons. news.antiwar.com Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is hoping that the new $40 billion Ukraine aid package passed by Congress means that The bulk of the aid package is allocated for military assistance, including $11 billion in a presidential drawdown authority that allows President Biden to send weapons from US stockpiles to Ukraine. US lawmakers that have visited Ukraine in recent weeks detailed to Defense News the…

Jake Johnson (2022-05-20). Documents Show Baby Formula Maker Enriched Shareholders Amid Deadly Bacteria Outbreak. commondreams.org "Abbott chose to prioritize shareholders by issuing billions of dollars in stock buybacks instead of making productive investments," said one economist.

Newsroom (2022-05-20). The small things make a big difference in the science of measurement. moderndiplomacy.eu Scientists must make ever more sophisticated measurements as technology shrinks to the nanoscale and we face global challenges from the effects of climate change. As industry works more and more on the nanometre scale (a nanometre is a billionth of a metre), there is a need to measure more reliably and accurately things we can …

Unnati Kapoor (2022-05-20). How functional medicine can transform your life. moderndiplomacy.eu With an increased focus on functional medicine and lifestyle changes to prevent diseases, the market for global functional medicine is estimated at around $100 billion. It is indeed possible to change your body's health simply by making the best decisions related to food, mental health, sleep, physical activity and hydration. Functional food The production and …

Editor (2022-05-20). Igor Mosiychuk, "Crimea will be Ukrainian or will be depopulated" mronline.org If you do not know this sordid character, you should know that the man is one of the leaders of the neo-Nazi party Pravy Sektor, a party that is very influential in military circles and very active in repression and assassinations.

Contributing Writers (2022-05-20). High-ranking NATO officers Embedded with Nazis in Azovstahl Works. marktaliano.net READ MORE: MARIOUPOL — REDDITION DES SOLDATS UKRAINIENS RETRANCHÉS DANS AZOVSTAL/ PAR Christelle Néant &#1 ; Mark Taliano NATO's Finest Using Civilians and Civilian Infrastructure as Shields &#1 ; Mark Taliano…

Contributing Writers (2022-05-20). NATO Media and NATO governments Support Nazism. marktaliano.net Despite earlier admissions, NATO media now attempt to erase the truth as they provide camouflage for and support to nazism. — M. Taliano READ MORE: An Intellectual No-Fly Zone: Online Censorship of Ukraine Dissent Is Becoming the New Norm &#1 ; Global ResearchGlobal Research &#1 ; Centre for Research on Globalization…

amarynth (2022-05-20). So How Serious is Ukraine's neo-Nazi Romance? thesaker.is By Cynthia Chung for the Saker Blog In the history of civilization, Politics has more often than not, been a matter reduceable to the question of "whose side are you…

Anonymous103 (2022-05-20). BREAKING: Azovstal Is Under Full Control Of Russian Armed Forces. southfront.org

Mark Gruenberg (2022-05-20). Teachers battle white supremacist crusade to ban books from libraries. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—It's not quite the book burning—yet—of Nazi Germany before World War II, but white supremacists are on a crusade to ban books from libraries and schools around the U.S., and the Teachers (AFT) co-lead a coalition to stop them. The right's book censorship campaign, one of numerous suppression drives it has launched, prompted AFT and …

Kit Klarenberg (2022-05-20). From UK Troll Farms to Covert Psyops: The Troubling Past of Nina Jankowicz. mintpressnews.com Kit Klarenberg exposes the troubling past and murky connections of Nina Jankowicz, head of Biden's recently shuttered "Disinformation Governance Board." Jankowicz, Klarenberg reveals, has a long history of acting as a de facto government propaganda agent.

Lowkey (2022-05-20). Guantanamo Bay and the US Global Empire with Former Cold Warrior Todd E. Pierce. mintpressnews.com Todd E. Pierce served with the 349th Psychological Operations Company and the 205th Infantry Brigade as a senior NCO. In the installment of "The Watchdog," Lowkey speaks to Pierce about the global reach of the US empire and its totalitarian ambitions.

JANET (2022-05-20). Where is the War in Ukraine Going? How do we respond? Mon. 5/23 at 2pm ET | 11am PT | 19 hr GMT. iacenter.org The International Action Center is participating in this discussion by Zomm with Ajamu Baraka, Scott Ritter, Alan Freeman, Joe Lombardo and Sara Flounders. Where is the War in Ukraine Going and What Should be the Response of the Peace Movement? Monday, May 23, 2pm ET | 11am PT | 19hr GMT Click here or the image below to register Speakers: Scott Ritter — Former UN Weapons Inspector Ajamu Baraka — Black Alliance for Peace Sara Flounders — International Action Center Alan Freeman — International Manifesto Group Moderator — Joe Lombardo, UNAC Coordinator The webinar will discus…

Vijay Prashad (2022-05-20). Art is a dream in which we imagine our future: The Twentieth Newsletter (2022). mronline.org On 11 May 2022, an Israeli sniper fired at the head of the veteran Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh as she reported on an Israeli military raid on a refugee settlement in Jenin (part of the Occupied Palestine Territories).

amarynth (2022-05-20). Gonzalo Lira: There Is No "Open Corridor" Through West and Central Ukraine (UPDATE with new video!). thesaker.is Update: More on Scott Ritter … this time with the gloves off: Here is the article and I was on the point on commenting on when the new video…

amarynth (2022-05-20). Gonzalo Lira: There Is No "Open Corridor" Through West and Central Ukraine. thesaker.is

Kevin Mwanza (2022-05-20). The Science Of Nuclear Fallout: Is New Zealand The Safest Country To Ride Out Nuclear War? moguldom.com Russia polarized against western powers under NATO and growing fears that the invasion of Ukraine could escalate into a nuclear war present several scenarios including a doomsday event of mass devastation with millions of lives lost. Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned on several occasions that he will use nuclear warfare rather than concede defeat in Ukraine. …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-20). Russia Rewrites the Art of Hybrid War. libya360.wordpress.com Pepe Escobar Hybrid War is being fought predominantly in the economic/financial battleground — and the pain dial for the collective West will only go up. The ironclad fictional "narrative" imposed all across NATOstan is that Ukraine is "winning". So why would weapons peddler retrofitted as Pentagon head Lloyd "Raytheon" Austin literally beg since late February…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-20). Sweden and Finland in NATO: Interesting Positions in Moscow and Ankara. libya360.wordpress.com Yoselina Guevara López Protesters gather during a demonstration against possible Nato membership for Sweden outside the ruling Social Democratic Party's office in Stockholm on 14 May (AFP) Sweden and Finland have announced their willingness to join NATO and have already taken the first steps by sending the Atlantic organization a formal application for membership. The…

_____ (2022-05-20). US and NATO Increasing Pressure on Turkey. journal-neo.org For many a year, relations between Ankara and Washington have been characterized by an "unstable balance." If initially, when Erdogan first came to power, his Justice and Development Party (AKP) was supported by the United States, then over time it has ceased to be an American project, demonstrating (as well as Erdogan himself) more and …

____ (2022-05-20). Germany's Left Party in free fall. wsws.org The war in Ukraine has finally exposed the pro-imperialist character of the Left Party. It fully supports the German government's war propaganda. Criticism of NATO will no longer be tolerated.

_____ (2022-05-20). Address To The VII International Seminar For Peace And The Abolition Of Foreign Military Bases. popularresistance.org In short, the U.S. imperialism and its allies had already turned the world into a lawless wild west. Since the September 11, 2001 attack on New York, the U.S., at the instigation of its military industrial complex, had put its war machine into high gear, attacking one country after another and bringing death and destruction to many countries of the world, especially to those in Latin America and the Middle East. This period has witnessed the eastward expansion of U.S. and NATO military bases into 13 European countries and even a westward expansion of NATO into Latin America by making Colombia a global partner of…

_____ (2022-05-20). Biden Redeploys Troops To Somalia While Humanitarian Crisis Looms. popularresistance.org President Joe Biden of the United States has announced through the Department of Defense the redeployment of Pentagon troops to the Horn of Africa state of Somalia. | This is not the first time that U.S. troops have been sent into Somalia due to the strategic geopolitical significance of the country as an oil producer and oceanic gateway to critical trade routes within the world economic system. | The redeployment in Somalia coincides with the escalation of a Washington-engineered war in Eastern Europe over the expansion of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and efforts designed to weaken the Russian F…

Editor2 (2022-05-20). Why Latin America Needs a New World Order. orinocotribune.com By Marco Fernandes &#1 ; May 10, 2022 | Latin America does not want a new cold war. The region has already suffered from decades of military rule and austerity. Latin America wants peace. | The world wants to see an end to the conflict in Ukraine. The NATO countries, however, want to prolong the conflict by increasing arms shipments to Ukraine and by declaring that they want to "

Julia Conley (2022-05-20). Nearly 90,000 Small Businesses in US Expected to Close After Senate GOP Kills Main Street Relief Bill. commondreams.org "The fate of these small businesses," said one advocacy group, "will be tied to those senators who voted down this lifeline today."

Michael Berkowitz (2022-05-20). 'Plague at the Golden Gate': Public health and private ignorance. peoplesworld.org Fear and loathing. Rank ignorance. Greed and racism. Director Li-Shin Yu and writer Susan Kim's new documentary film "Plague at the Golden Gate" is the all too familiar story of a brave public health officer fighting a strange, dangerous disease that threatens to wipe out large sections of the American population. The rigorous expert must …

Staff (2022-05-20). Club ruso Lokomotiv se disculpó con voleibolista cubana tras episodio de racismo. cubadebate.cu El club de voleibol Lokomotiv, de Kaliningrado, se disculpó este viernes con la exjugadora del Uralochka-NTMK, de Ekaterimburgo, la cubana Ailama Montalvo, por la ofensa del entrenador Andréi Voronkov durante la final del campeonato de Rusia. En ese partido, Voronkov, dirigiéndose a una jugadora de voleibol de su equipo, dijo: " øPor qué de nuevo bloqueas a esa mona?".

teleSUR, SH (2022-05-20). Denuncian el asesinato de un excombatiente colombiano en Bogotá. telesurtv.net El partido Comunes lamentó el asesinato del excombatiente Gerardo González Correa en un distrito de la capital colombiana.

____ (2022-05-20). Obedient NATO partner: "Ireland has been helping Ukraine since the early days of the war" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com UkrinformMay 20, 2022 President Zelensky meets with Chairpersons of both Houses of the Irish Parliament Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has met with Chairperson of the Upper House of the Irish Parliament Mark Daly and Chairperson of the Lower House of the Irish Parliament Seán àì Fearghaíl, and expressed gratitude to Ireland for their support. *** …

____ (2022-05-20). Turkey continues shakedown operation over Finland's, Sweden's NATO accession. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkey has demanded NATO support if not join its war against Kurds in Iraq and Syria (and in Turkey itself) for years. The Ankara regime makes much of the fact that it is the only NATO member state which borders Iraq, Iran and Syria as well as Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia in the South Caucasus, …

Dave DeCamp (2022-05-20). The Leaders of France, Germany, and Italy Favor Negotiations to End Ukraine War. zcomm.org The US, Britain, and other NATO countries don't hold the same view…

John Feffer (2022-05-20). Russia, NATO, and the Future of Neutrality. zcomm.org Neither the formerly non-aligned of Europe nor the currently non-aligned of the Global South are interested in furthering Vladimir Putin's imperial ambitions…

emptyronald Suny, Professor of History, Political Science, University of Michigan (2022-05-20). Why Turkey isn't on board with Finland, Sweden joining NATO — and why that matters. Ronald Suny, Professor of History and Political Science, University of Michigan

Editor (2022-05-20). Understanding the China-Russia trade, investment & economic relationship in the context of the Ukraine conflict. mronline.org Surging Trade As Bilateral Relations Grow Closer China and Russia have grown increasingly close in recent years, including as trading partners, in a relationship that brings both opportunities and risks as Russia reels from tough new sanctions led by the West in response to its invasion of Ukraine. Total trade between China and Russia jumped …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-20). New Details about Pentagon's Experiments on Ukrainian Citizens are Being Discovered. libya360.wordpress.com Statement by the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation, A.K.Lukashevich, at a Meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council, 19 May 2022, On the continuing crimes of Ukraine against the civilian population with the support of Western alliance of OSCE participating States Mr. Chairperson, On May 16, members of the Ukrainian nationalist formation Azov and servicemen…

John Parker (2022-05-20). War in Eastern Ukraine Looks a Lot Different in Person Than it Does on CNN. covertactionmagazine.com "Ukrainian Army Soldiers Shot Into My Home and Burned All My Things," Says Elderly Luhansk Woman…

Contributing Writers (2022-05-20). Truth on Ukraine. The Unholy Trinity. marktaliano.net READ MORE:

Anonymous103 (2022-05-20). Fate Of Ukrainian Militants Who Surrendered In Azovstal. southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2022-05-20). Russian Strikes Hit Kharkiv, Zhitomir And Odessa Regions In Ukraine (Video). southfront.org

____ (2022-05-20). George W. Bush inadvertently tells the truth about the Iraq War. wsws.org A verbal "slip" by George W. Bush, in a comment about the war in Ukraine, has drawn attention to the far greater crimes of American imperialism in the wars begun by Bush and his father.

Anonymous669 (2022-05-20). Russia Vows To Take Measures After Reports Of US Plan To Arm Ukraine With Anti-Ship Missiles. southfront.org The Russian military will take "preventive measures" if the US attempted to supply anti-ship missiles to Ukraine, Russian presidential spokesman…

César Chelala (2022-05-20). War has Wreaked Havoc on Ukraine's Public Health System. commondreams.org The Russian army attacks on health facilities, including hospitals and maternity wards, have been repeatedly denounced by international health agencies.

Jason Ditz (2022-05-20). Food Prices Rise, Iran Clashes With Growing Protests. news.antiwar.com Inflation is taking a toll all over the world, and one of the big nations to pay the price is Iran, where Inflation is impacting almost everything, and wheat flour seems to be the most sensitive, with the war between Russia and Ukraine, two major growers, raising concern about availability later in the year. | Across Iran, and especially central Iran, demonstrators are in the streets…

Kyle Anzalone (2022-05-20). US Drawing Up Plans To Sink the Russian Black Sea Fleet: Ukrainian Official. news.antiwar.com Shortly after Reuters published an exclusive story that the White House was looking to move advanced anti-ship missiles to Ukraine, an official in Kiev said that the US is making a plan to sink Russia's Black Sea Fleet. Ukrainian Ministry of Internal Affairs adviser Anton Gerashchenko tweeted, "The US is preparing a plan to destroy …

Global Research News (2022-05-20). Selected Articles: Video: George W. Bush: "The decision of one man [Putin] to launch a wholly unjustified and brutal invasion of Iraq. I mean of Ukraine." globalresearch.ca By Former President G…

Joe Glenton (2022-05-20). Oil, grain and famine: how Somalia's destiny is tied to the Ukraine war. thecanary.co The US Senate

Newsroom (2022-05-20). New Resilience Consortium to Forge Strategies for Recovery and Growth in Face of Multiple Crises. moderndiplomacy.eu COVID-19, climate change and, most recently, the war in Ukraine and the ensuing refugee crisis, are the latest reminders of the unprecedented capacity of external shocks to disrupt economies and societies. In a world of continuous, overlapping disruptions, organizations need to build and manage resilience to secure a sustainable, inclusive future for all. Resilience for …

Newsroom (2022-05-20). Global economic growth downgraded due to spillover from Ukraine war. moderndiplomacy.eu The global economy is expected to grow by only 3.1 per cent this year, down from the 4.0 per cent projected in January, largely derailed by the war in Ukraine, according to the UN's latest World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) report, launched on Wednesday. The mid-year forecast reveals how the conflict has upended the …

David A. Merkel (2022-05-20). Putin's House of Cards: What will happen to Russia's satellites if his regime falls? moderndiplomacy.eu The war in Ukraine has astonished even knowledgeable observers, impressed by Ukraine's valor and ingenuity and by the Russian military's ineptitude. While the war's outcome remains unknown, many are beginning to speculate what Putin's failure to achieve his objectives in Ukraine might mean for the empire he has tried to reconstitute. Alexei Navalny has even …

emptypaul Morrow, Human Rights Fellow, University of Dayton (2022-05-20). Whether in war-torn Ukraine, Laos or Spain, kids have felt compelled to pick up crayons and put their experiences to paper. Paul Morrow, Human Rights Fellow, University of Dayton

Sara Sirota (2022-05-20). Military-Industrial Complex Is Itching to Send "Hunter-Killer" Drones to Ukraine. zcomm.org The dangerous, restricted unmanned fighter planes would be a major step up in the arms the U.S. is giving to Ukraine…

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