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2022-05-23: News Headlines

____ (2022-05-23). US military delivery of baby formula from Germany does little to stem supply crisis. wsws.org The Biden administration Operation Fly Formula offers no solution to the deepening baby formula shortage crisis facing working class families across the US.

____ (2022-05-23). New Zealand Labour government's budget imposes new burdens on working class. wsws.org While providing nothing to address soaring social inequality, and dismantling COVID protections, the Ardern government is diverting billions of dollars to integrate New Zealand into US war plans against Russia and China.

Fight Back (2022-05-23). Newly-organized mental health workers at 3 Minneapolis hospitals set to strike Tuesday. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – On Tuesday May 24, over 500 mental health workers will walk off the jobs at three hospitals in the Minneapolis metro area. The striking groups include mental health coordinators and psych techs, along with other job classes that perform mental health work. | All three of the groups have organized and joined SEIU Healthcare Minnesota and Iowa (SEIU HCMNIA) in the last eight months and are fighting for their first contract. They work at Allina Health's Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, Allina Health's Unity Hospital in the Twin Cities suburb of Fridley, and MHealth Fairview Riverside Ho…

Adriaan Alsema (2022-05-23). Colombia's election campaigns come to an end amid extreme tensions. colombiareports.com Candidates in Colombia's elections finalized their campaigns on Sunday amid extreme tensions. Opposition Senator Gustavo Petro, the frontrunner in the race, ended his campaign on the central Bolivar Square in…

Naseem Javed (2022-05-23). The Politics of New Global Borderless-Class. moderndiplomacy.eu No, they are not the immigrants; they are citizens of a country in their own habitats, but active in yours. Slow circumnavigation of our earth will only prove that at the bottom of the population of each nation now there exists a new borderless-class slowly rising. Firstly, they are effortlessly, technology supported, secondly, squeezed out of …

____ (2022-05-23). The failed COVID-19 pandemic policies: an interview with Arijit Chakravarty of Fractal Therapeutics. wsws.org The CEO of a scientific modeling company speaks to the WSWS about their COVID-19 research.

Fight Back (2022-05-23). Red theory: The role of the forces of production. fightbacknews.org Up to now we have studied dialectical materialism and given a general overview of its application to history, historical materialism. Now let's look more closely at some of the core concepts that make up Marxism's materialist conception of history, starting with the forces of production. | Any social system, whether we are talking about capitalism, socialism, feudalism, or what have you, has a particular mode of production upon which it is based. What do we mean by a mode of production? Simply put, it is a way of producing. A mode of production is the historically constituted way in which production is carried o…

____ (2022-05-23). German Ford autoworkers at Saarlouis plant support joint struggle with colleagues in Valencia. wsws.org Reporters from the World Socialist Web Site spoke to Ford workers in Saarlouis last week and met for discussions with members of the Ford Action Committee.

____ (2022-05-23). Flint, Michigan schoolchildren and educators: poisoned by lead, devastated by COVID. wsws.org The children of Flint, Michigan—the birthplace of General Motors which once boasted the highest per capita income in the US–have been doubly victimized by lead poisoning and Covid. An educator recounts her experiences to the WSWS.



Adriaan Alsema (2022-05-23). Why State mafia allies threaten Colombia's democracy. colombiareports.com Colombia's President Ivan Duque has every reason to fear the elections after the opposition vowed to "overthrow the regime of corruption" with the help of the United Nations. Opposition candidate…

Jailhouse Lawyers Speak (2022-05-23). Call for National 2022 Shut'Em Down Demonstrations. itsgoingdown.org Call for abolitionist 'Shut'Em Down' demonstrations and teach-ins from August 21st through September 9th in 2022. See report from 2021, here and here. We know it takes courage to continuously speak out and invoke change. People in U.S prisons are calling on you now to stand with us in strength and numbers in our ongoing…

____ (2022-05-23). Australian election result shows mass hostility to Labor and the Liberal-Nationals. wsws.org The vote for the major parties has fallen to the lowest level in history, revealing a historic crisis of the parliamentary set-up and of capitalist rule.

____ (2022-05-23). Firefighters in New Mexico face more dangerous conditions as wildfires spread. wsws.org More fires and other extreme weather events are predicted for the future, yet capitalist governments are unwilling and unable to adequately respond to them.

____ (2022-05-23). Berlin: Judiciary bans pro-Palestinian demonstrations. wsws.org The claim by Berlin police that the demo ban was intended to prevent anti-Semitic insults and riots is clearly a pretext.

____ (2022-05-23). Biden's trip to Asia prepares for military confrontation with China. wsws.org Biden's trip to Asia underscores the fact that US imperialism is recklessly pursuing a strategy aimed at securing control of the strategic Eurasian landmass and its resources and preventing any challenge to its global hegemony by Russia or China.

____ (2022-05-23). Strikes mount across Spain against spiralling cost of living. wsws.org In the past weeks, a series of strikes have broken out across the Spain to demand higher wages, an end to precarious temporary work and against intolerable social conditions.

____ (2022-05-23). Little Nightmares II: Confronting and escaping from a rotting, dystopian world. wsws.org Tarsier Studios' Little Nightmares II i is a noteworthy contribution to the puzzle-platformer horror video game genre.

Staff (2022-05-23). Ballet Nacional de Cuba cautiva a Pinar del Río. cubadebate.cu Desde el 20 de mayo el Ballet Nacional de Cuba protagoniza un ciclo de presentaciones en la urbe vueltabajera, las cuales conjugan piezas del repertorio clásico internacional con obras distintivas del catálogo de la compañía cubana.

Staff (2022-05-23). Asiste Díaz-Canel a concierto de la Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional. cubadebate.cu En la Sala Covarrubias del Teatro Nacional la Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Cuba protagonizó el concierto de clausura de la primera semana de la 25 edición de la Feria de la Música Cubana Cubadisco 2022. El concierto contó con la presencia del presidente de la República Miguel Díaz Canel Bermúdez.

Staff (2022-05-23). Tormenta deja 8 muertos y miles de personas sin electricidad en Canadá. cubadebate.cu Las autoridades canadienses confirmaron este domingo que al menos ocho personas han muerto en el país por la tormenta, indicó CBC News. Los daños causados por la tormenta han llevado a las ciudades de Uxbridge y Clarence-Rockland a declarar el estado de emergencia, mientras que cientos de miles de personas en Ontario y Quebec siguen sin electricidad.

Staff (2022-05-23). Para apuntar: Los 10 países del mundo que más monto de remesas recibieron en 2021. cubadebate.cu Con la entrada de 54,100 millones de dólares en remesas, México desplazó a China, que durante el año de la pandemia ocupó el segundo lugar como receptor mundial. En ambos años, el líder receptor de flujos resultó la India.

Staff (2022-05-23). Unidad número 3 de la Termoeléctrica de Cienfuegos sincroniza al Sistema Electroenergético Nacional. cubadebate.cu La unidad No. 3 de la termoeléctrica Carlos Manuel de Céspedes, de Cienfuegos, reanudó hoy su generación, luego de una breve parada a fin de solucionar la afectación en el sistema de limpieza continua del condensador.

Staff (2022-05-23). Messi: Seguro que se vienen cosas buenas en este 2022. cubadebate.cu Se acabó la temporada en el PSG. El momento perfecto para hacer balance y eso fue lo que hizo Lionel Messi tras un primer año en París que calificó como "diferente" en el mensaje que el argentino publicó en sus redes sociales. Un balance que empezó con un agradecimiento a sus compañeros.

Staff (2022-05-23). El tiempo: Calor, algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas en la tarde. cubadebate.cu 🌦Estará parcialmente nublado, nublándose ocasionalmente en zonas de la costa norte central y oriental, así como en Isla de la Juventud, con aisladas lluvias. Desde el mediodía se nublará gradualmente en gran parte del país, con algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas.

Victor Hugo Munoz (2022-05-23). 'No' to election intimidation in Colombia. greenleft.org.au Activists gathered at Sydney Town Hall to condemn the intimidation of opposition candidates in the Colombian presidential elections. Victor Hugo Munoz reports.

____ (2022-05-23). Poor families in northern Sri Lanka flee to India to avoid hunger. wsws.org Rising prices and shortages of essentials, such as food, medicines, fuel, and daily power cuts, have created unbearable social conditions throughout the island.

Staff (2022-05-23). Ricardo Alarcón y Juan Vela, presidentes presentes en el pase de lista del centenario de la FEU (I parte). cubadebate.cu Por tres días de diferencia murieron Juan Vela Valdés (27 de abril) y Ricardo Alarcón de Quesada (30 de abril) dos presidentes históricos de la FEU, que devinieron en cubanos admirados y queridos por su pueblo, debido a su vida ejemplar y obra fecunda.

Iqra Nasir (2022-05-23). When Politics turns Personal; The Toxic Allegations & Accusations become a Norm. moderndiplomacy.eu There is something happening beneath this political turmoil which is NOT looking good!! Whenever Political landscape turns into a Personal battleground, defeats become unacceptable. These past few days are a perfect case study to see that how Political elite in Pakistan has done whatever it took it to stay in power. In this power grab …

Staff (2022-05-23). Resumption of Vienna talks awaits US decision. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 23 (MNA) — After a three-day visit by the European Union's coordinator for the talks in Vienna between Iran and major world powers, speculations resurfaced again that the revival of the 2015 Iran nuclear could happen soon.

Staff (2022-05-23). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on May 23. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 23 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Monday, May 23.

Staff (2022-05-23). Iran aims to expand ties with African Continent. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 23 (MNA) — Stating that the new Iranian administration aims to expand ties with countries on the African Continent, Foreign Minister Amir-Abdollahian said that Iran sees no limits to ties with South Africa.

Staff (2022-05-23). Storms kill 8 in Canada, leave half million without power. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 23 (MNA) — The death toll from powerful thunderstorms in Canada's two most populous provinces this weekend rose to at least eight, authorities said on Sunday.

____ (2022-05-23). Khatibzadeh condemns assassination of holy shrine defender. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 23 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman strongly condemned the assassination of holy shrine defender Sayyad Khodaei, stating that the sworn enemies of the country showed their evil nature once again.

Staff (2022-05-23). Tajik Shia leader assassinated in Khorog. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 23 (MNA) — Media sources reported on Sunday that a prominent Shia leader was assassinated in Khorog , capital of the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region (GBAO) in Tajikistan.

____ (2022-05-23). Tehran to host ECO officials for bilateral talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 23 (MNA) — The Deputy Foreign Ministers of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO)'s member states will meet in Tehran on Monday and Tuesday to discuss bilateral ties and explore avenues for further broadening of regional cooperation.

Staff (2022-05-23). Raeisi vows taking revenge for blood of Martyr Khodaei. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 23 (MNA) — President Raeisi urged Iranian security officials to seriously pursue the assassination of holy shrine defender Sayyad Khodaei and take revenge for the blood of this honorable martyr.

Staff (2022-05-23). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on May 23. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 23 (MNA) — Mehr News agency takes a look at headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Monday, May 23.

Staff (2022-05-23). Amir-Abdollahian, Qatar FM discuss talks on lifting sanctions. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 23 (MNA) — Iranian and Qatari diplomats discussed the latest development over the expansion of bilateral relations between Tehran and Doha, as well as talks on lifting sanctions.

Staff (2022-05-23). Tehran, Muscat determined to boost relations in all field. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 23 (MNA) — Before leaving Tehran for Muscat on Monday, the Iranian President said that Iran and Oman are determined to boost the level of political, economic, and trade relations.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-22). 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…

Kevin Ketels, Assistant Professor, Teaching, Global Supply Chain Management, Wayne State University (2022-05-22). 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

Erik Gordon, Professor of Business, University of Michigan (2022-05-22). 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

____ (2022-05-22). 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.

| Anadolu Agency | (2022-05-22). Pakistan proposes including Turkey in multibillion dollar CPEC project. tribune.com.pk Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif proposed Friday to expand and include Turkiye in the multibillion-dollar China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). | Addressing a ceremony of the launch of PNS Badr, the third ship under the framework of Turkey's National Ship Project (Mƒ∞LGEM) in Karachi, Sharif said turning the CPEC into a trilateral project with Pakistan, Turkiye and China would be beneficial for the region. | "The ongoing China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was set to translate regional connectivity and a trilateral arrangement with the inclusion of Turkiye could prove beneficial for th…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-22). Calls by Western Socialists for a Russian Retreat from Ukraine Amount to De Facto Support for NATO Aggression. libya360.wordpress.com Roger Annis On May 11, the online news journal Mediapart in France interviewed Olivier Besancenot following his recent return from a fact-finding mission to Ukraine. The interview was translated into English and published in a French Trotskyist journal that publishes in English and French. Besancenot was the presidential candidate of France for the "New Anticapitalist Party" (NPA) in 2007, winning 1.5…

____ (2022-05-22). "WE are NATO!": strategic air bases in Romania. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces AfricaMay 20, 2022 NATO, U.S. command SELs visit Romania Key command senior enlisted leaders from the U. S. Air Force, NATO Allied Air Command and the Belgian Air Force toured several installations throughout Romania during a three-day visit to see firsthand the strategic impact the bases have …

____ (2022-05-22). "One of the strongest in NATO": Poland to boost army to 300,000. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Polish RadioMay 21, 2022 Polish army will be boosted in response to Russia's war on Ukraine: defence minister Poland's defence minister on Saturday said that the Polish army would become "even bigger and stronger" than today, to guard against the Russian threat. Mariusz B≈Çaszczak made the declaration as he launched a campaign to promote voluntary …

____ (2022-05-22). Ukraine Contact Group: war used to expand global NATO. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Defense NewsMay 20, 2022 More nations expected to sign up for Pentagon's Ukraine aid group A group of international defense chiefs convened by U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin to coordinate military aid for Ukraine is likely to expand when it meets for the second time on Monday. The Ukraine Contact Group, which included 40 member …

Anonymous587 (2022-05-22). Did Russia Really Capture Canadian General In Mariupol? southfront.org Lieutenant General Trevor Cadieux | Since the end of April 2022, information about the detention of senior NATO general Trevor Cadieux at Azovstal has been circulating on the Internet. Unfortunately, there is no confirmed information about this at this time. The Russian power structures have not yet officially reported it. Nevertheless, there is quite serious evidence to substantiate this information. | General Trevor Cadieux of the Canadian Armed Forces has a long service record. He graduated from the Royal Milit…

Staff (2022-05-22). Iberoamericano de Atletismo: Cuba en tarde dorada. cubadebate.cu El atletismo cubano vivió una excepcional tarde en la fecha de cierre del XIX Campeonato Iberoamericano de Atletismo en Alicante, luego de disfrutar los títulos de Yaimé Pérez en el lanzamiento del disco, los un-dos de Greysi Robles y Keily Pérez en los 100m con vallas y de Leyanis Pérez y Liadagmis Povea en el triple salto, así como el bronce de Shainer Reginfo en los 200 metros planos.

____ (2022-05-22). 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.

Labor Video Project (2022-05-22). Italian Workers Strike Against NATO Imperialist War In Ukraine-Report By Si Cobas. indybay.org On Friday May 20, 2022, Italian workers from the union Si Cobas and other unions went on strike to oppose the NATO continuing to ship weapons to Ukraine. Roberto Luzzi a representative of Si Cobas talks about the reasons for their strike action against war.

Contributing Writers (2022-05-22). War in Eastern Ukraine Looks a Lot Different in Person Than It Does on CNN/ By John Parker. marktaliano.net "Ukrainian Army Soldiers Shot Into My Home and Burned All My Things," Says Elderly Luhansk Woman By John Parker Global Research, May 22, 2022 CovertAction Magazine 20 May 2022 To receive …

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…

____ (2022-05-22). China to have a bumper harvest of summer grain: official. ecns.cn China is to have a bumper harvest of summer grain to enhance food self-sufficiency amid growing global food prices due to the Ukraine crisis, according to agricultural authorities.

Global Voices (2022-05-22). Central Asian Stans Fear Afghan Militancy while their Russian Ally is Bogged down in Ukraine. juancole.com By Zhar Zardykhan | &#1 ; Read this post in Malagasy ( GlobalVoices.org) &#1 ; On May 8, 2022, the Taliban-led government of Afghanistan reported that they are investigating Islamic State (IS) rockets attack on Tajikistan from Afghanistan's Takhar Province, as IS admitted firing eight rockets on May 7 towards "unspecified military targets in Tajikistan." In reaction, …

Newsroom (2022-05-22). After Two-Year Hiatus, Open Forum returns to Davos at a Crucial Turning Point in History. moderndiplomacy.eu As part of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2022, this year's Open Forum Davos will focus on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the role of multilateralism for peace in Europe as well as other global challenges. Taking place for the first time since January 2020, the Open …

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-05-22). Accidente vial en Chiapas, México, deja cuatro migrantes muertos. telesurtv.net Un camión que transportaba migrantes de Centroamérica por caminos de terracería en el municipio de San Juan Chamula sufrió presuntas fallas en el sistema de frenado.

Richard Oaks Multicultural Center SFSU (2022-05-22). Wednesday 6/8: Celebration Honoring the Legacy of Richard Oakes, Indigenous Activist & Alcatraz Occupier. indybay.org Jack Adams Hall, Terrace Level, in the Cesar Chavez Student Center | San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, CA 94132; Please bring your COVID-19 vaccination card or a negative COVID test from within 24 hours of the event.

David Swanson (2022-05-22). The Answer to the Latest Greedy War Spending Should Not Be Greed. zcomm.org Our cry should be "Move the money from war and destruction to the needs of people and planet!"

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (2022-05-22). Breaking Down What the Green New Deal Really Is. zcomm.org Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez talks about the Green New Deal, showing the inner workings of Capitol Hill and her past as a science fair award-winner…

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 …

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 …

____ (2022-05-22). Canadian educators support Ontario construction workers' strike for wage increases and improved workplace safety. wsws.org While teachers' working conditions may appear quite different from those of building workers, the reality is we face the same problems. These include staggering inflation, no protection from the ongoing and worsening COVID-19 pandemic and increasing health and safety concerns.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-22). 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…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-05-22). Biggest Lie in World History: There Never Was A Pandemic. The Data Base is Flawed. The Covid Mandates including the Vaccine are Invalid. globalresearch.ca Fake science was supportive of this devastating agenda. The lies were sustained by a massive media disinformation campaign. The historic March 11, 2020 lockdown triggered economic and social chaos Worldwide. It was an act of "economic warfare": a war against humanity.

Gary Laderman, Goodrich C White Professor of Religion, Emory University (2022-05-22). The US Civil War drastically reshaped how Americans deal with death — will the pandemic? Gary Laderman, Goodrich C White Professor of Religion, Emory University

Quratulain Tejani (2022-05-22). New York Is Facing a Pandemic-Fueled Home Energy Crisis. zcomm.org With No End in Sight…

Abigail A. Allen, Associate Professor of Special Education, Clemson University (2022-05-22). 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

Newsroom (2022-05-22). In Times of Division, Arts and Culture Bring Us Together: Meet the Davos Cultural Leaders. moderndiplomacy.eu The World Economic Forum announced today the participation of prominent cultural leaders in the Annual Meeting 2022 in Davos-Klosters. These prominent figures will join their peers from business, government, the media and civil society to advance dialogue on how to reconnect in a post-pandemic era and unite to rebuild a world of inclusivity and sustainability …

JANET (2022-05-22). Response to Buffalo massacre: Smash white supremacy! iacenter.org By Nigel Bouvart May 20, 2022 Buffalo, New York On the evening of May 14, a fascist carrying a rifle entered a supermarket in the predominantly Black neighborhood of Masten Park on Buffalo's East Side and opened fire. While most official statements have more or less vaguely alluded to "racial motivations," the shooter's intentions were quite explicitly outlined in a manifesto, in which he wrote of his adherence to white-supremacist "great replacement" ideology. This banner in Buffalo answers "here's your reparations!" written on the assault rifle used by Payton Gendron in the May 14 massacre. The "great replaceme…

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…

Xiaolu Sun (2022-05-22). Moment of silence held one week after Buffalo shooting. america.cgtn.com It's been one week after 10 Black people were killed in Buffalo shooting. The shooting has amplified calls for change there and many saying the massacre has exposed long-standing inequalities in the city.

Ramzy Baroud (2022-05-22). Constantly on the Verge of Collapse: How Palestinians Became a Factor in Israeli Politics. dissidentvoice.org Israel's coalition government of right-wing Prime Minister Naftali Bennett is on the verge of collapse, which is unsurprising. Israeli politics, after all, is among the most fractious in the world, and this particular coalition was born out of the obsessive desire to dethrone Israel's former leader, Benjamin Netanyahu. While Netanyahu was successfully ousted in June 2021, …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-22). The Bloodshed Plaguing the People of the Horn of Africa. What is America's Role? libya360.wordpress.com Michael Welch, Elias Amare, and Ann Garrison People hold candles and Ethiopian flags during a memorial service for the victims of the Tigray conflict organised by the city administration, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia © Eduardo Soteras/AFP/Getty "As the Director-General of WHO, I have a duty to protect and promote health wherever it is under threat, and there…

Juan Cole (2022-05-22). Australia's "Greenslide" Shows the Political Dangers for Conservatives of Downplaying Climate Emergency. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) &#1 ; The Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, who had headed the conservative Liberal-National Coalition since 2018, has been turned out of office, and the climate emergency played a key role in his defeat. Morrison's rival, victorious Labor Party leader Anthony Albanese, proclaimed that Australia could become a "renewable energy superpower." He …

Freedom Socialist Party (2022-05-22). Saturday 5/21: Ecosocialism: The Solution to Save Planet Earth. indybay.org Online via Zoom…

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.

Liza Featherstone (2022-05-22). There Was a Lot of Good News in This Week's Primaries. zcomm.org Despite setbacks, socialist candidates eked out victories in this week's primaries…

| Reuters | (2022-05-22). Shanghai reopens some public transport, still on high COVID alert. tribune.com.pk Shanghai reopened a small part of the world's longest subway system on Sunday after some lines had been closed for almost two months, as the city paves the way for a more complete lifting of its painful COVID-19 lockdown next week. | With most residents not allowed to leave their homes and restrictions tightening in parts of China's most populous city, commuters early on Sunday needed strong reasons to travel. | Shanghai's lockdown and curbs in other cities have battered consumption, industrial output and other sectors of the Chinese economy in recent months, prompting pledges of support from policymakers. | M…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-22). 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,"…

____ (2022-05-22). Shanghai reports 52 confirmed, 570 asymptomatic local COVID-19 cases. ecns.cn China's Shanghai reported 52 confirmed locally transmitted COVID-19 cases and 570 local asymptomatic cases on Saturday, the municipal health commission said Sunday.

____ (2022-05-22). Beijing reports 94 new local COVID-19 infections. ecns.cn Beijing reported 94 new locally transmitted COVID-19 infections between 3 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, said Liu Xiaofeng, deputy head of the Beijing municipal disease prevention and control center, at a press briefing Sunday.

____ (2022-05-22). 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.

Staff (2022-05-22). Cuba reporta 44 nuevos casos de COVID-19, otra jornada sin muertes. cubadebate.cu Cuba confirmó al cierre de este sábado 44 casos positivos a la COVID-19, ningún fallecido y 49 altas médicas, informó en su reporte habitual el Ministerio de Salud Pública (Minsap).

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-22). 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…

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.

Staff (2022-05-22). Cuba participa en Asamblea Mundial de la Salud. cubadebate.cu Cuba participa este domingo en la 75 Asamblea Mundial de la Salud, en Ginebra, Suiza, la primera que se realiza de forma presencial tras el inicio de la pandemia provocada por la covid-19. Hagamos de este escenario un espacio para unir voluntades en pos de la vida, destacó en su cuenta en Twitter el ministro cubano del sector, José Angel Portal Miranda.

William rivers Pitt (2022-05-22). The Greatest Trick COVID Ever Pulled Was Convincing the World It Didn't Exist. zcomm.org We cannot wish COVID away…

Shawgi Tell (2022-05-22). "Booming" Economy Leaves Millions Behind: Part Five. dissidentvoice.org Ceaseless money printing by central banks, price-fixing in major sectors of the economy ("greedflation"), never-ending supply-chain disruptions and delays, endless pay-the-rich schemes (e.g., public-private "partnerships"), constantly-growing debt at all levels, more inequality, intensifying stock market turbulence, out-of-control inflation, widespread poverty, and lower working and living standards for millions are signs of an economy that lost …

Morgan Artyukhina, Michael Bearman (2022-05-22). D.C. substitute teachers win big, continue struggle to overcome district-imposed divisions. liberationnews.org D.C. substitute teachers have made it clear that struggle has brought these wins and only struggle will win their full demands.

Jerry Goldberg (2022-05-22). Detroit tenants win right to counsel in evictions. liberationnews.org On May 10, the Detroit City Council adopted an ordinance providing for the right of tenants to legal representation while facing evictions. The ordinance was the product of a three-year struggle waged by the Detroit Right to Counsel Coalition, which is comprised of numerous tenants' rights organizations and led by attorney and activist Tonya Phillips with the support of Council president Mary Sheffield.

| Reuters | (2022-05-22). Saudi crown prince signals family unity as succession looms. tribune.com.pk An unlikely royal joined a Saudi delegation to the UAE this week, and readers of the Kingdom's political landscape are viewing the move as a message of family unity from its de facto ruler after fractious years spent building his power base. | Prince Abdulaziz bin Ahmed is the eldest son of Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz, the detained brother of the Saudi monarch, and has no official post. | Yet his name topped the Saudi state media's list of delegates accompanying Crown Prince and heir apparent Mohammed bin Salman to pay respects to the new United Arab Emirates ruler. | Known as MbS, Prince Mohammed had held off…

_____ (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 …

David Mendez, Associate Professor of Health Management, Policy, University of Michigan (2022-05-22). Why is the FDA seeking to ban menthol cigarettes? 4 questions answered. David Mendez, Associate Professor of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan

Margarita Balmaceda, Professor of Diplomacy, International Relations, Seton Hall University (2022-05-22). 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

Gregory Grieve, Head, Professor, Religious Studies Department, University of North Carolina — Greensboro (2022-05-22). 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

Stanley Stepanic, Assistant Professor of Slavic Languages, Literatures, University of Virginia (2022-05-22). '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

Imtiaz Rangwala, Research Scientist In Climate, Cooperative Institute For Research In Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder (2022-05-22). 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

Daniel J. Mallinson, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Administration, School of Public Affairs, Penn State (2022-05-22). 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

Kenneth Anthony, Associate Professor of Elementary Education, Mississippi State University (2022-05-22). 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

Camee Maddox-wingfield, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Anthropology,, Public Health, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (2022-05-22). 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

Arie Kruglanski, Professor of Psychology, University of Maryland (2022-05-22). 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

Daniel Macfarlane, Associate Professor of Environment, Sustainability, Western Michigan University (2022-05-22). 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

Nick Shay, Professor of Oceanography, University of Miami (2022-05-22). 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

Tam Nguyen, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, University of Dayton (2022-05-22). 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

Rokeshia Renné Ashley, Assistant Professor of Communication, Florida International University (2022-05-22). 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

Sourav Sengupta, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, University At Buffalo (2022-05-22). CBT? DBT? Psychodynamic? What type of therapy is right for me? Sourav Sengupta, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, University at Buffalo

Daniella Mccahey, Assistant Professor of History, Texas Tech University (2022-05-22). Over 100 years of Antarctic agriculture is helping scientists grow food in space. Daniella McCahey, Assistant Professor of History, Texas Tech University

Mckale Montgomery, Assistant Professor of Nutritional Sciences, Oklahoma State University (2022-05-22). Is intermittent fasting the diet for you? Here's what the science says. McKale Montgomery, Assistant Professor of Nutritional Sciences, Oklahoma State University

James Densley, Professor of Criminal Justice, Metropolitan State University (2022-05-22). 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

Lacey Wade, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Pennsylvania (2022-05-22). What makes us subconsciously mimic the accents of others in conversation. Lacey Wade, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Pennsylvania

Callie Freitag, Ph.d. Candidate In Public Policy, Governance, University of Washington (2022-05-22). 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

____ (2022-05-22). Turkey applauds Azerbaijan naming street in conquered Karabakh after Ataturk. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azeri Press AgencyMay 22, 2022 Turkish ambassador to Azerbaijan expresses gratitude for naming a street in Shusha after Ataturk Turkish ambassador to Azerbaijan Cahit Bagci has expressed gratitude for naming a street in Shusha after Ataturk…. Note that members of the Foreign Relations Committees of the Azerbaijani-Turkish-Georgian parliaments have visited the liberated territories and are …

____ (2022-05-22). Besieged Georgian PM again rejects new Caucasus war. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Agenda.geMay 22, 2022 Gov't to continue "national, pragmatic and peaceful" policy to ensure reconciliation with Ossetians, Abkhazians — PM The Georgian Government "must be able" to ensure reconciliation with Ossetians and Abkhazians through a "national, pragmatic and peaceful" policy, Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili told reporters in the central Georgian city of Gori on Saturday. Speaking …

____ (2022-05-22). New-generation Turkish combat drones land in Azerbaijan. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Daily SabahMay 22, 2022 Turkish combat drone Akƒ±ncƒ± reaches Azerbaijan in unseen flight In a new milestone, Turkey's most advanced and sophisticated drone has conducted an unprecedented flight that saw it departing from northwestern Turkey and landing in Azerbaijan. The Akƒ±ncƒ± unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) will be put on display at Teknofest in Azerbaijan …

____ (2022-05-22). Turkey expands military integration with Pakistan. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Anadolu AgencyMay 21, 2022 Turkish defense minister discusses defense cooperation with Pakistan's army chief Turkiye's National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar on Saturday met Pakistan's army chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa to discuss a string of issues relating to defense cooperation, and regional security. The meeting was held at the army headquarters in Pakistan's northeastern garrison …

____ (2022-05-22). This week in history: May 23-29. wsws.org This column pro/Users/solar/Dropbox/_data/_xp/s important historical events which took place during this week, 25 years ago, years ago, 75 years ago and 100 years ago.

____ (2022-05-22). Reject the Translink pay offer! wsws.org Following the last-minute cancellation of a seven-day strike, bus workers in Northern Ireland's Metro, Ulsterbus, Goldline and Glider services are voting this week on another below inflation pay offer.

____ (2022-05-22). UK Chancellor Sunak enters Sunday Times Rich List 2022. wsws.org The staggering wealth of Sunak and his wife Akshata has elevated them into 222nd position in this year's list. Their joint wealth is valued at £730 million.

Fight Back (2022-05-22). UMN students demand protections for women's and reproductive rights. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – More than 70 protesters gathered outside the University of Minnesota's Donhowe building for a demonstration in support of women's and reproductive rights on Friday, May 20. The action was initiated by the UMN Twin Cities chapter of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), and raised demands for university administration's action on women's and reproductive rights. | The program kicked off with chants of "When abortion rights are under attack, what do we do? Stand up fight back!" filling the air on University Avenue. After hearing speakers, the demonstrators began to march through the Dinkytown a…

Fight Back (2022-05-22). Boyle Heights school fights and wins against privatization threat. fightbacknews.org Los Angeles, CA – On April 22, more than 100 Sheridan Street Elementary School students, teachers, parents and community supporters took to the streets to oppose a privatization threat through the co-location of their school. | Co-location involves the takeover of public school classrooms and resources by an incoming charter school. The KIPP Promesa Charter is the corporation threatening to co-locate at Sheridan and is notorious for doing so at countless LA Unified School District schools. Teachers and staff at Sheridan heard about the plans, and quickly organized a protest to voice their opposition. It was quick…

Fight Back (2022-05-22). St. Paul protest demands shut down of Line 3. fightbacknews.org St. Paul, MN – On May 18, over two dozen people came out on a rainy afternoon to rally at the Army Corps of Engineers office in Downtown Saint Paul calling for an end to Line 3 oil pipeline. The event was part of the Climate Justice Committee's campaign to pressure the Army Corp of Engineers (ACoE) to do an Environmental Impact Survey on Line 3. | The ACoE is tasked with reviewing major infrastructure projects like oil pipelines to ensure they are safe for people and the environment. The ACoE chose not to do a full Environmental Impact Survey before pipeline construction started, something protesters have co…

Amarynth (2022-05-22). Azov surrenders. Who will be the sacred martyr now? thesaker.is By Batko Milacic for the Saker Blog On the night of May 17, after brief negotiations, Ukrainian army units, blocked by Russian troops at Azovstal in Mariupol, began to surrender.

Amarynth (2022-05-22). Germans ¥schwedt ¥ hard for Russian oil. thesaker.is ¥Krautensuiciden ¥: by Jorge Vilches for the Saker Blog Germans will soon passionately conjugate a very strange new verb amongst themselves, the infinitive form of which is " to schwedt ".

TeleSUR, JL (2022-05-22). Reportan sismo de magnitud 6,1 en Filipinas. telesurtv.net El fenómeno natural tuvo una profundidad de 136 kilómetros y se produjo a las 05H (hora local).

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-05-22). Demands on Wells Fargo to Stop Funding Climate Crisis Continue. indybay.org Extinction Rebellion holds yet another protest action at a Wells Fargo branch…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-22). 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…

TeleSUR, yart, JGN (2022-05-22). OMS registra 92 casos de viruela de mono en 12 países. telesurtv.net Los síntomas son fiebre, dolor de cabeza, dolores musculares y de espalda e inflamación en ganglios linfáticos.

Angela (2022-05-22). Saturday 5/28: Free virtual screening of the documentary film "Going Home" indybay.org

____ (2022-05-22). 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.

____ (2022-05-22). 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.

Staff (2022-05-22). Reportan formación de tromba en la altura en las cercanías del Aeropuerto Internacional José Martí (+ Fotos y Videos). cubadebate.cu Se han recibido reportes de la formación de una tromba en la altura o posible tornado en la cercanías del aeropuerto internacional José Martí justo en estos momentos. También se ha recibido reporte de la caída de granizo en la localidad de Punta Brava, La Lisa.

TeleSUR, JL (2022-05-22). Más del 70% de ecuatorianos rechazan gestión del Pdte. Lasso. telesurtv.net El 87.24 por ciento de los ecuatorianos rechazan las políticas de seguridad impulsadas por el Ejecutivo.

TeleSUR, JL (2022-05-22). Revelan aumento de utilidades de bancos colombianos en pandemia. telesurtv.net El estudio señala que solo 16 bancos ganaron lo mismo que 376 empresas industriales en el 2019.

Staff (2022-05-22). Díaz-Canel asiste a acciones de simulacro en ejercicio Meteoro 2022. cubadebate.cu Como parte del ejercicio popular de las acciones en situaciones de desastres "Meteoro 2022", el presidente Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez continuó su recorrido este domingo por áreas de la Refinería "àëico López", donde recibió una exhaustiva explicación acerca de cómo se tiene prevista en la entidad la respuesta ante un posible derrame de petróleo.

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.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-05-22). 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…

TeleSUR, yart, JGN (2022-05-22). Vicepdta. de Perú sustituye a Castillo en Cumbre de Davos. telesurtv.net Perú apunta que asistir al foro es una oportunidad para participar en reuniones bilaterales con autoridades gubernamentales.

____ (2022-05-22). 24 Solar Terms: Grain Buds. ecns.cn

____ (2022-05-22). Chinese researchers find archaeological evidence of brisk incense trade along Silk Road. ecns.cn Chemical analyses conducted by Chinese researchers found that incense discovered from an underground palace dating back to the Tang Dynasty (618-907) shows archaeological evidence of incense trade along the ancient Silk Road.

Staff (2022-05-22). SNB 61: Definidos todos los pareos de cuartos de final. cubadebate.cu Quedaron definidos todos los pareos de cuartos de final. Industriales enfrentará a los vigentes campeones de Granma. Los restantes combates fueron pactados de forma oficial entre los Gallos de Sancti Spíritus y los Vegueros de Pinar del Río; Leñadores de Las Tunas y Cocodrilos de Matanzas, y Huracanes de Mayabeque y Tigres de Ciego de àÅvila.

The Canary (2022-05-22). Hundreds of grocery items more than 20% pricier over last two years. thecanary.co Consumers have seen the price of hundreds of popular grocery items rise by more than 20% over the last two years. That's alongside a drop in supermarket discounts and budget ranges, a study has found. | Which? found that the price of 265 groceries soared by more than a fifth. And the availability of supermarket discounts and budget ranges — upon which consumers are increasingly relying — fell at the same time. | The watchdog analysed prices of more than 21,000 groceries over two years. It compared their average prices at eight major supermarkets between the start of December 2021 and the end of Februa…

Jacob Andrewartha (2022-05-22). Climate change makes it mark on Australian elections. greenleft.org.au The defeat of the right-wing Scott Morrison government indicates people want change and there is a strong mood to act on the climate crisis and inequality, argue Sarah Hathway, Jacob Andrewartha and Sam Wainwright.

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.

Riseup4abortionrightsbayarea (2022-05-22). 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 (2022-05-22). 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…

Staff (2022-05-22). Conoce cinco cosas que no sabías del escritor francés Víctor Hugo. telesurtv.net El poeta, novelista y dramaturgo Víctor Hugo, uno de los íconos de la literatura universal, falleció el 22 de mayo de 1885 en París, Francia, a los 83 años de edad.

Staff (2022-05-22). Primera secretaria del Partido en Sancti Spíritus: Siempre hay luz al final del túnel. cubadebate.cu Siempre hay luz al final del túnel, filosofía de trabajo y de vida que defiende Deivy Pérez Martín, primera secretaria del Partido en Sancti Spíritus. Para ella esa luz está en el legado de Fidel y Raúl, en el pensamiento creativo de nuestro Primer Secretario, en la resistencia frente al bloqueo de Estados Unidos. Esa luz está en el pueblo.

____ (2022-05-22). 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.

____ (2022-05-22). (W.E. Talk) Where Can We Find the Western Regions Frontier Command of the Han Dynasty in Xinjiang. ecns.cn

____ (2022-05-22). China's Xiaomi joins world smartphone 'elite club' with sales topping 0 mln. ecns.cn Chinese tech giant Xiaomi has joined Samsung and Apple in the global smartphone 'elite club' with its total sales topping 0 million, according to an industry report.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-05-22). Intendente paraguayo José Carlos Acevedo fallece tras atentado. telesurtv.net Los restos del intendente José Carlos Acevedo son velados en la Municipalidad de Pedro Juan Caballero.

NCBCP, Black Women's Roundtable & many more (2022-05-22). 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!

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). Los Van Van y Havana D' Primera en Miami y Orlando, "un éxito total a casa llena" cubadebate.cu Los Van Van y Havana D' Primera tuvieron en las ciudades estadounidenses de Miami y Orlando "un éxito total a casa llena". Así se refleja en las imágenes publicadas por usuarios en redes sociales sobre los conciertos de las reconocidas agrupaciones cubanas en Estados Unidos, donde se evidenció una vez más que "solo la música puede salvar al mundo".

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-05-22). Sismo de magnitud 5.8 sacude la costa oriental de Japón. telesurtv.net La JMA señaló que la intensidad del movimiento telúrico no fue suficiente para emitir una alerta de tsunami.

____ (2022-05-22). 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 (2022-05-22). 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…

____ (2022-05-22). 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.

Desert Star Institute for Family Planning (2022-05-22). Thursday 6/9: Red State Policies: How Abortion Care Restrictions Impact Maternal Health & Mortality. indybay.org Online event…

Revolution Books (2022-05-22). Saturday 5/28: A Fundraising Dinner to Support Revolution Books Ôªø& The Revolution Tour. indybay.org Willard Park, Hillegass and Derby Streets, Berkeley CA 94705…

____ (2022-05-22). 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…

Staff (2022-05-22). Liván Moinelo suma séptimo juego salvado en campaña japonesa. cubadebate.cu Liván Moinelo se anotó este domingo su séptimo rescate de la temporada 2022 del beisbol profesional japonés (NPB), tras no permitir jits ni carreras en una entrada de relevo en el triunfo de 3×2 de los Halcones de SoftBank sobre los Marinos de Lotte, en el Pay Pay Dome de Fukuoka. El zurdo, quien ponchó a tres rivales y otorgó un boleto, redujo su efectividad a 0.96.

TeleSUR, JL (2022-05-22). Tiroteo deja un fallecido y nueve heridos en California, EE.UU. telesurtv.net Por el momento, no se tienen identificados a los perpetradores del hecho.

Xiaolu Sun (2022-05-22). A Bridge in Brazil helps endangered monkeys safely cross highway. america.cgtn.com See how an eco-bridge in Brazil is helping endangered monkeys safely cross a busy four-lane highway.

____ (2022-05-22). 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.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-05-22). Gobierno de Venezuela repatria a 264 connacionales desde Perú. telesurtv.net Las personas salieron del Aeropuerto Internacional Jorge Chávez, ubicado en Lima, Perú, en un vuelo de la compañía Conviasa.

Staff (2022-05-22). Mauricio Pochettino y el director deportivo dejarán PSG. cubadebate.cu No ha pasado ni un día desde la renovación de Mbappé y los grandes movimientos ya se están maquinando en París. Leonardo, director deportivo del PSG, fue despedido esta madrugada tras la fiesta de celebración del título de la Ligue 1. Además de Leonardo, Mauricio Pochettino ya sabe que el PSG no quiere contar con sus servicios la próxima temporada.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-05-22). Cuba inicia ejercicio para situaciones de desastre Meteoro 2022. telesurtv.net El presidente de Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel y el primer ministro Manuel Marrero asistieron al inicio al ejercicio popular de las acciones en situaciones de desastres.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-05-22). 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.

____ (2022-05-22). 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.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-05-22). Cinco acciones para evitar la pérdida de diversidad biológica. telesurtv.net En 2022, el tema del Día de la Diversidad Biológica, que se conmemora este domingo, es "Construir un futuro compartido para toda la vida en la Tierra".

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-05-22). Inundaciones y tormentas azotan India y Bangladés. telesurtv.net Las intensas lluvias han arrasado pueblos, aldeas e infraestructuras, a medida que los fenómenos meteorológicos extremos se vuelven más comunes en el sur de Asia.

Matthias Becker (2022-05-22). 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.

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). 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.

Anonymous103 (2022-05-22). In Video: Timeline Of Russian Advance In Mariupol. southfront.org

TeleSUR, JL (2022-05-22). Denuncian masacre en Barranquilla, la número 42 en Colombia durante el 2022. telesurtv.net Además de las masacres, Colombia registra 76 líderes sociales y 21 excombatientes asesinados durante el año.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-05-22). Exvicepresidente ecuatoriano es reubicado a la cárcel 4 de Quito. telesurtv.net "Yo sigo en la lucha, llevo 15 meses preso en exceso y en algún momento el mundo dirá algo, sino lo dice el Ecuador lo dirá la justicia internacional …", expreso Glas.

Cancer Free Economy Network & partners (2022-05-22). Tuesday 5/24: #PFAS Disposal Crisis Symposium: Forever Chemicals & Impacted Communities (Day 2). indybay.org Online symposium…

Staff (2022-05-22). Más de 80 casos de viruela del mono en 12 países no endémicos, informa la OMS. cubadebate.cu La OMS confirmó que tiene información de más de 80 casos de la viruela del mono en todo el mundo, y anunció el comienzo de un protocolo de trabajo con los países afectados. Los brotes encontrados en 11 países —12 contando a Suiza, que este mismo sábado confirmó su primer caso— conforman una circunstancia "atípica" por ocurrir en lugares "no endémicos".

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-22). 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…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-22). 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…

____ (2022-05-22). 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, JCM (2022-05-22). Serbia rechaza sancionar a Rusia pese a presión de la UE. telesurtv.net La posición anunciada por el presidente de Serbia, Aleksandar Vuciv, se produce cuando la UE presiona a Belgrado a alinearse al bloque.

Pen America LA & CA Common Cause (2022-05-22). Thursday 6/2: Community-based Approaches to Sustaining & Strengthening Local & Ethnic Media in CA. indybay.org Online event…

WorkWeek (2022-05-22). 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…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-05-22). 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.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-05-22). China reforzará cooperación con América Latina y el Caribe. telesurtv.net Aunque China y los países latinoamericanos están muy separados, comparten amplios intereses comunes y siempre se han apoyado y ayudado mutuamente.

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.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-22). 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,…

____ (2022-05-22). Revenue of China's postal sector up 6.3 pct in January-April. ecns.cn China's postal industry logged a steady increase in business revenue in the first four months of this year, official data showed.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-05-22). Candidata a vicepresidencia de Colombia denuncia acto de intimidación. telesurtv.net Petro llamó a los demás aspirantes presidenciales a una reunión para defender la democracia ante intentos de impedir las elecciones.

____ (2022-05-22). China's natural gas output up 4.7 pct in April. ecns.cn China saw a steady increase in its natural gas output in April, official data showed.

Staff (2022-05-22). Las imágenes más increíbles de la Vía Láctea de 2022. cubadebate.cu Un año más, de la mano del blog de fotografía y viajes Capture the Atlas, ya están aquí las mejores fotografías de nuestra galaxia: una genial compilación de imágenes que siempre se publica a finales de mayo coincidiendo con el pico de la temporada de la Vía Láctea, y tiene como objetivo inspirar y compartir la belleza de nuestra galaxia.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-22). 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…

TeleSUR, yart, JGN (2022-05-22). México pronostica cerca de 40 ciclones tropicales este año. telesurtv.net Las instancias del Gobierno se coordinan para prevenir, enfrentar y superar las catástrofes naturales.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-22). 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…

Staff (2022-05-22). Manchester City gana la Premier League en un final dramático: Tres goles en °cinco minutos! cubadebate.cu El Manchester City volvió a proclamarse campeón de la Premier League inglesa de fútbol entre un mar de dudas, drama y felicidad antes y después de remontar 3-2 sobre el Aston Villa. Tres goles en °cinco minutos!

Staff (2022-05-22). Trabajan para solucionar averías en termoeléctrica de Nuevitas, Camagàºey. cubadebate.cu Técnicos y personal especializado laboran para solucionar las averías que provocaron la salida de servicio de dos de las tres unidades de la Central Termoeléctrica 10 de Octubre, en el municipio de Nuevitas, ubicado al nordeste de la ciudad de Camagàºey. La industria nuevitera solo tiene conectado a la red nacional el bloque cinco, con un aporte de 85 Megawatt.

The Canary (2022-05-22). Unions hit out at Grant Shapps' plans to block industrial action. thecanary.co Government plans for a minimum staffing requirement during rail strikes have been slammed as "desperate nonsense". | Unions reacted with anger to an interview in a Sunday newspaper by transport secretary Grant Shapps. It's come just days before a ballot result set to bring the threat of a national rail strike closer. | More than 40,000 members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) at Network Rail and train operators have been voting on whether to launch an industrial action campaign over jobs, pay and conditions. | RMT general secretary Mick Lynch said he expected support for strikes when the ballot res…

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…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-22). 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…

Brennan Center for Justice (2022-05-22). Wednesday 6/8: Who Gets to Be an American: Race, Fear, and Surveillance in Domestic Policy. indybay.org Online event (free)…

Green Party (2022-05-22). 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.

Human Agenda (2022-05-22). Thursday 5/26: Corporate Funding of Local Campaigns. indybay.org La Corona Taqueria, Banquet Room | 601 North 4th Street | San Jose California 95112…

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-05-22). Rusia prohíbe la entrada a 963 ciudadanos de EE.UU. telesurtv.net En la lista dada a conocer por la Cancillería rusa, destacan el presidente de EE.UU. el secretario de Estado y el director del FBI.

____ (2022-05-22). 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.

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.

TeleSUR, yart, JGN (2022-05-22). Asesinan en México a la abogada y activista Cecilia Monzón. telesurtv.net Monzón era defensora de la despenalización del aborto, entre otros derechos de las mujeres en Puebla.

Cancer Free Economy Network & partners (2022-05-22). Monday 5/23: #PFAS Disposal Crisis Symposium: Forever Chemicals & Impacted Communities (Day 1). indybay.org Online symposium…

Renaissance Society of Sacromento State Univ. (2022-05-22). Friday 6/3: Current Challenges to Voting Rights & the Role of League of Women Voters. indybay.org

____ (2022-05-22). 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.

____ (2022-05-22). UN chief calls for 'a shared future for all life'. ecns.cn UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday called on the international community to "build a shared future for all life."

Staff (2022-05-22). øQuién es la francesa de la telenovela cubana Tan lejos y tan cerca? cubadebate.cu Doris Gutiérrez recibió recientemente el Premio Omar Valdés. Teatrista de larga trayectoria, devela aspectos que nos permiten conocer a esta avezada actriz y directora que ha llamado la atención de los espectadores desde el primer capítulo de la telenovela Tan cerca y tan lejos en su personaje de Dominique Lafont.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-22). 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 (2022-05-22). 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, JL (2022-05-22). Dominicana emite alerta epidemiológica por viruela del mono. telesurtv.net La alerta epidemiológica preventiva se toma ante el temor que la viruela entre al país desde EE.UU.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-22). 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…

____ (2022-05-22). 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.

TeleSUR, yart, JGN (2022-05-22). Rusia derriba 11 drones en zonas ucranianas de Donbas y Járkov. telesurtv.net Más de 210 nacionalistas fueron ultimados en la jornada de este sábado por parte de las tropas rusas.

Angela (2022-05-22). Saturday 5/21: Free virtual screening of the documentary film "Jaffa: Mother of the Stranger" indybay.org

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-22). 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…

Black Voters Matter, New Georgia Proj., GALEO (2022-05-22). Monday 5/23: "Suppressed and Sabotaged": 2022 Film Version & Talk on Fight for Voter Rights in America. indybay.org Online film screening and discussion…

San Francisco Public Library (2022-05-22). Saturday 6/11: Journalist Shwanika Narayan Speaks at San Francisco Public Library. indybay.org This is an online/virtual event. Register to attend.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-22). 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…

Brenda Norrell (2022-05-22). 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.

Staff (2022-05-22). Ucrania extiende ley marcial y movilización general hasta agosto. cubadebate.cu La Rada Suprema de Ucrania aprobó la extensión de la ley marcial y la movilización general en el país por otros 90 días. Con el voto de 320 diputados se refrendó la ley marcial y con 315 la prolongación de la movilización, lo que evidencia que las autoridades de Kiev no vislumbran un final cercano de los enfrentamientos, indicaron analistas políticos.

Newsroom (2022-05-22). Maharashtra Joins the World Economic Forum in the Fight Against Plastic Pollution. moderndiplomacy.eu Maharashtra state, through its Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, has joined the World Economic Forum's Global Plastic Action Partnership (GPAP). The announcement follows the fifth United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA 5), where a resolution was adopted in March 2022 that will hold member nations legally accountable for their contributions to the global plastic pollution …

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-22). 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…

Newsroom (2022-05-22). How to Choose the Best Mental Health Professional? moderndiplomacy.eu Choosing a better professional is like choosing in millions as you don't know where to start. You first need to analyze your condition and determine what type of professional you require. This blog will learn what type of mental health is available and can helpfully support you. Walkthrough these five steps to understand but first, …

David Cromwell (2022-05-22). 'There Is No Way To Fool Physics': Climate Breakdown And State-Corporate Madness. zcomm.org Time is running out too rapidly to fundamentally reform society and create a real democracy that people deserve…

Hamdan Khan (2022-05-22). U.S.' Unperturbed Response to Indian BrahMos Launch in Pakistan: Aberration or New Normal? moderndiplomacy.eu As India's nuclear-capable BrahMos cruise missile crashed into the territory of its nuclear-armed and ever-hostile adversary on the evening of March 9th almost pushing the two countries to the brink of catastrophic tit-for-tat exchange, the usually vociferous strategic experts and arms control enthusiasts in the USA maintained a cautionary conspicuous silence. Even it took the …

Walden Bello (2022-05-22). Why the Son of a Hated Dictator Won the Philippine Elections. zcomm.org The failures of liberalism made illiberalism popular. But the inevitable crises of the Marcos-Duterte regime offer opportunities for progressive organizing…

Clean Energy Wire (2022-05-22). Majority of Germans favor higher top Tax Rate to finance Climate Protection &#1 ; Poll. juancole.com By Edgar Meza | &#1 ; ( Clean Energy Wire) &#1 ; Some 66 percent of German households are in favour of raising the top tax rate to finance climate action, according to a survey conducted by the ifo Institute in cooperation with the forsa opinion research institute. Researchers asked households about their preferences with regard to …

Cronkite News Arizona PBS (2022-05-22). California to test solar Panels over irrigation Canals to save Water, boost Electricity Output. juancole.com By Anna Campbell and Karen Marroquin | &#1 ; ( Cronkite News ) &#1 ; TURLOCK, Calif. — As the most persistent drought conditions on record continue to grip the Southwest, a pilot project in California's lush Central Valley looks to save water and increase energy efficiency. The Turlock Irrigation District, the California Department of Water Resources …

Nick Vachon (2022-05-22). Overcoming an Onslaught of Dark Money Attacks, Progressive Summer Lee Declares Victory. zcomm.org The Pennsylvania representative faced down millions of dollars in negative ads from pro-Israel groups and took on the Democratic establishment by running on a bold left agenda…

Brett Wilkins (2022-05-22). Australian Progressives Hail 'Greenslide' Amid Big Left Wins and Morrison's Ouster. zcomm.org "People have backed the Greens in record numbers and delivered a massive mandate for action on climate and inequality"

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 …

Esha Banerji (2022-05-22). Return of the Marcos and Great-Power Competition. moderndiplomacy.eu Ferdinand Marcos Jr., more commonly known as "Bongbong," won an outright majority in the recent presidential election in the Philippines. Son and name-bearer of former Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos paved the way for the country's most notorious political dynasty's shocking return to power. In the words of Filipino columnist Benjamin Pimentel, "It's as if Kylo …

He Jun (2022-05-22). Effective Investment in China: What Should Be Done When the Situation Gets Complicated? moderndiplomacy.eu The current Chinese economy is facing a complex situation and is under unprecedented pressure to maintain steady economic growth. The growth was only 4.8% in the first quarter, making a poor start to 2022. Domestic consumption has been in a slump for two years and is still lackluster in the first quarter of this year, …

JANET (2022-05-22). Nakba is 74 years of resistance. iacenter.org By Judy Greenspan May 19, 2022 San Francisco May 14 — Fueled by recent attacks on the Palestinian people, today's commemoration of Nakba 74 was a day to remember. Hundreds of protesters took over Valencia Street in the Mission neighborhood to "honor Shireen Abu Akleh and rise up for Palestine." Nakba 74 in San Francisco. Credit: Savannah Kuang. As people gathered for an opening rally, they were handed signs demanding justice for Abu Akleh, an activist and Al Jazeera reporter cherished and loved by her people. She was assassinated by the Israeli government in Palestine May 11, while on the job reporting on t…

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 …

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-22). US plans to keep 100,000 troops in Eastern Europe. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — The US plans to keep 100,000 troops in Eastern Europe for the foreseeable future, potentially increasing the number if it perceives a threat from Russia to NATO, local media have cited the US officials as saying.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-22). EU's Mora visit to Iran paved way for continuation of talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — The head of Iran's Strategic Foreign Relations Council Seyed Kamal Kharrazi says that the recent visit of the EU coordinator of the Vienna talks paved the way for the continuation of the negotiations.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-22). Ukraine's EU membership '15 or 20 years' away: France. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — Amid Finland and Sweden's application for NATO membership, France's Europe minister Clement Beaune has reportedly said Ukraine's EU membership is "15 or 20 years" away.

____ (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). Saudi coalition violates Yemeni ceasefires 134 times in a day. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — Yemeni sources said that the Saudi coalition violated the humanitarian-military ceasefire 134 times during the past 24 hours.

____ (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). 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.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-22). Iranian women come 1st in Alysh wrestling Asian c'ships. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — The Iranian women on Sunday became the champions of the Alysh Asian Championships in Kyrgyzstan.

Staff (2022-05-22). 3 killed in Iraq's airstrike on ISIL position (+VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — local Iraqi sources reported on Sunday that three ISIL terrorists were killed in an airstrike by the Iraqi air force in Saladin province, north of Baghdad.

Staff (2022-05-22). SDF forces attack Syrian locals in Syria's Deir ez-Zur. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — The US-backed Qasad (SDF) militias attacked a village on the outskirts of Deir ez-Zur on Sunday with the support of US troops.

____ (2022-05-22). Iran steel productions exceed 53mn tons last year. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — Major mining, mineral and industrial companies of the country managed to produce more than 53,245,200 tons of crude steel and steel products last Iranian year. (from March 21, 2021 to March 20, 2022).

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.

Staff (2022-05-22). Iran, Kazakhstan could become regional hub for food security. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — The Iranian first Vice President Mohammad Mokhber in a meeting with Kazakh Deputy PM said that the two countries of Iran and Kazakhstan have the potential to become the region's hub for food security and transportation.

Staff (2022-05-22). Explosion near Kabul's Hamid Karzai Airport leaves casualties. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — Local media sources reported on Sunday that the sound of an explosion was heard in the 10th Security District of Kabul, on the way towards Hamid Karzai International Airport.

Staff (2022-05-22). "We must do our best to strengthen Axis of Quds" en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — Secretary-General of Palestinian Islamic Jihad Movement Ziad al-Nakhala said has called for the strengthening of the "Axis of Quds" as the Palestinians commemorate the anniversary of Operation Sword of Quds last May.

Staff (2022-05-22). 12th Iranian Short Fim Association Awards. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — The twelfth edition of the Iranian Short Fim Association Awards (ISFA) ended on Saturday with introducing winners in 11 disciplines.

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). F-14 rejoins Iranian air fleet after overhaul. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — An American-made F-14 tomcat that has been overhauled by Iranian military technical experts at Shahid Babaei Airbase in Isfahan Province, joined the air fleet of Iran Army Air force again on Sunday.

____ (2022-05-22). Japanese people protest Biden visit to Tokyo (+VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — US President Joe Biden arrived in Japan on Sunday, as about 750 protesters took to the streets against the planned US-Japan summit and the summit of the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (the Quad).

Staff (2022-05-22). 57 dead, millions stranded as floods ravage Bangladesh, India. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — Heavy rains have caused widespread flooding in parts of Bangladesh and India, leaving millions stranded and at least 57 dead, officials say.

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.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-22). Turkey summons US ambassador over warning. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — Turkey's foreign ministry has summoned the US ambassador in Ankara to protest the US warning of its citizens residing in Turkey.

Staff (2022-05-22). "Resistance fighting Zionists deep inside occupied lands" en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — Hamas Chief Ismail Haniyeh has commemorated the anniversary of Operation Sword of Quds, saying that the Palestinian resistance forces have now brought their struggle against the Zionist regime deep inside the occupied lands.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-22). Iran, Bulgaria stress expansion of bilateral trade relations. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian held talks with the visiting Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria Velislava Petrova in Tehran on Sunday afternoon.

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.

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.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-22). Oman to join Chabahar Agreement during Iran president's visit. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — "During the upcoming visit of Iran President and Iran Minister of Transport to Muscat, Oman is expected to join the trilateral Chabahar Agreement," a statement by the Iranian Ministry of Transport and Urban Development said.

Staff (2022-05-22). VIDEO: Palestinian refuses to shake hands with Blinken. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — The footage shows a Palestinian student who raises the Palestinian flag at a graduation ceremony at Georgetown University in Washington DC, refusing to shake a hand with US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken.

Staff (2022-05-22). IRGC member assassinated in Tehran (+Photos). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — Two people on a motorbike shot and martyred an IRGC member who was a military advisor in Syria in the Iranian capital on Sunday.

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.

____ (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). 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). 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.

Staff (2022-05-22). Iran arrests thugs linked with Israeli intelligence service. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — In a statement, the IRGC's public relations department announced the arrest of a network of thugs linked with the Zionist regime of Israel's intelligence service.

____ (2022-05-22). Russia seeking goods transit via Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — Russia's Minister of Transport says his country is considering new logistics routes in Asia to transport goods.

____ (2022-05-22). Saudi-led coalition abducts 365 Yemeni fishermen. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — Saudi aggressor coalition abducted as many as 365 Yemeni fishermen in the past month, local Yemeni media have said.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-22). Joint morning ceremony of military universities. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) — The joint morning ceremony of the Armed Forces military universities was held at Shahid Sattari University of Aeronautical Engineering or Air University in Tehran Sun. in presence of commander of Iran's Army Air Force.

____ (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

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

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 …

_____ (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…

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 …

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 …

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.

Amarynth (2022-05-21). More Gonzalo Lira: No More Lies, No More BS. thesaker.is And this is the real issue: And a little real history and situation today, that would be fine to discuss at a barbecue and probably not at a formal…

____ (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 …

Julia Conley (2022-05-21). Nearly 90,000 small businesses in US expected to close after Senate GOP kills main street relief bill. nationofchange.org "Senators who ensured this fate instead of providing the relief small business needs now must be held accountable."

| Reuters | (2022-05-21). Turkey's Erdogan discusses concerns with NATO hopefuls Sweden and Finland. tribune.com.pk Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, who has objected to Sweden and Finland joining NATO, held phone calls with the leaders of the two countries on Saturday and discussed his concerns about terrorist organisations. | Turkey says Sweden and Finland harbour people linked to the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant group and followers of Fethullah Gulen, whom Ankara accuses of orchestrating a 2016 coup attempt. | Erdogan told Sweden's Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson that Ankara expected concrete steps to address its concerns, according to the Turkish presidency. He also said an arms exports embargo imposed on T…

Anonymous767 (2022-05-21). War In Ukraine Day 87: MSM Propaganda Meets Reality. southfront.org A destroyed military vehicle of Kyiv's forces | The days of May 20 and May 21 gave an important lesson to NATO and MSM war propagandists. Regardless your media successes and the dominance of MSM narratives on the international scene, the reality will always prevail. | The Ukrainian leadership and its foreign backers still try to paint that the collapse of the defense of the surrounded grouping of Kyiv's forces (mainly consisting of various radicals) in Mariupol as some kind of 'victory'. However, the reality is clear. As…

_____ (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). 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 …

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.

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). Ukraine's Zelenskiy proposes formal deal on compensation from Russia. tribune.com.pk Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Friday proposed a formal deal with the country's allies to secure Russian compensation for the damage its forces have caused during the war. | Zelenskiy, who says Russia is trying to destroy as much of Ukraine's infrastructure as it can, said such a deal would show nations planning aggressive acts that they would have to pay for their actions. | "We invite partner countries to sign a multilateral agreement and create a mechanism ensuring that everybody who suffered from Russian actions can receive compensation for all losses incurred," he said in a video address. | Re…

Roy Landersen (2022-05-21). Ukraine fighters push back invasion — Moscow out now! themilitant.com In a successful counteroffensive, Ukrainian forces pushed the invading Russian army back from Kharkiv, Ukraine's second-largest city, reaching the Russian border May 16. Moscow's plans to capture more of the Donbas have stalled. | The Vladimir Putin regime had insisted it would achieve a quick and easy victory over Ukraine, seize the capital, Kyiv, oust the government and take other major cities. This entire scheme failed as Russian forces, badly beaten and demoralized, had to pull out of Ukraine from around Kyiv, Sumy and other northern centers. | The U.S. imperialist rulers had the same expectations as Putin, s…

Anonymous103 (2022-05-21). Military Situation In Eastern Ukraine On May 21, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2022-05-21). Military Situation In Ukraine On May 21, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org

_____ (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.

| 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…

Anonymous669 (2022-05-21). Russian Forces Eliminated Ukrainian SBU Agent, Seized Anti-Aircraft Missile In Kherson Raid (Video). southfront.org

Anonymous669 (2022-05-21). Germany Sent Thousands Of Landmines To Ukraine, Russian Forces Are Already Capturing Them (Photos). southfront.org DM-31 anti-tank-mines at the "Day of the Bundeswehr 2018" in Ingolstadt, Bavaria. 9 June 2018. By Wikimedia user Eigenes Werk (HH58). | Germany has reportedly supplied Kiev forces with thousands of anti-tank mines on the hopes of slowing down the advance of the Russian military in Ukraine. | In a report released on May 17,

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:

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…

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"

____ (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.

_____ (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…

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…

Brett Wilkins (2022-05-21). Judge Blocks Biden from Ending Title 42 in "Arbitrary, Racist" Ruling. truthout.org Immigrant rights advocates on Friday denounced a federal judge's Judge Robert Summerhays of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana — an appointee of then-President Donald Trump — concurred with 24 Republican-controlled states' assertion that…

Corey Mitchell (2022-05-21). Abbott May Seek to Undo Decision That Grants Public Education to Immigrants. truthout.org This article was originally published by the Next month marks the 40th anniversary of Plyler v. Doe, a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision requiring public schools to educate all children, regardless of their immigration status. | But with the high court potentially overturning decades-old precedent in the Roe v. Wade abortion decision, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott sees a potential opening to undo Plyler, which originated in his state. | Abbott wants the federal government to…

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.

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 …

| AFP | (2022-05-21). Women TV presenters defy Taliban order to cover faces on air. tribune.com.pk Women presenters on Afghanistan's leading TV channels went on air Saturday without covering their faces, defying a Taliban order that they conceal their appearance to comply with the group's austere brand of Islam. | Since surging back to power last year the Taliban have imposed a slew of restrictions on civil society, many focused on reining in the rights of women and girls. | Earlier this month, Afghanistan's supreme leader Hibatullah Akhundzada issued a diktat for women to cover up fully in public, including their faces, ideally with the traditional burqa. | Read more: Taliban want good ties with US, world:…

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 …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-21). Monkeypox: Scenarios, Germ Games. libya360.wordpress.com RHODA WILSON March 2021 Monkeypox Simulation In March 2021, the Nuclear Threat Initiative ("NTI") partnered with the Munich Security Conference to simulate "a deadly, global pandemic involving an unusual strain of monkeypox virus that emerged in the fictional nation of Brinia and spread globally over 18 months." NTI Paper: Strengthening Global Systems to Prevent and Respond to…

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 …

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.

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.

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…

Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan (2022-05-21). The Buffalo Massacre, Banning Books, and Systemic Racism. commondreams.org A vocal minority in our country are demanding not gun bans but book bans, trying to suppress the teaching of our country's deep-seated, systemic racism.

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 …

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…

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 …

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, …

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.

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.

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…

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

Brian Williams (2022-05-21). 'Militant' drive for new readers, $165,000 fund go over the top! themilitant.com Members of the Socialist Workers Party and the Communist Leagues in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the U.K. have taken over the top the international Militant drive to win new readers and raise $165,000 to keep getting the paper out. They won 1,692 readers to the Militant, got out 1,981 Militant/Valerie EdwardHigh School student Linda Bolster, left, subscribes to Militant after speaking with S…

Seth Galinsky (2022-05-21). SWP to host Ohio conference to discuss road forward for working people today. themilitant.com The Socialist Workers Party is hosting its annual International Active Workers Conference at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio, June 9-11. | The conference will bring together members and supporters of the communist movement and others from around the world who are interested in building a revolutionary working-class party capable of leading working people in their millions to take political power. The three days of presentations, classes and other activities will take up key questions facing workers and farmers today. | Last year's conference was held under the banner "Leading the Working Class to Take…

Claudia Kaiser-Lenoir (2022-05-21). 'COVID clinics in socialist Cuba show what is possible'. themilitant.com HAVANA — I had been here two days in late April as part of an international team of volunteers, helping set up the Pathfinder Books stand at the Havana International Book Fair, when I developed COVID-19 symptoms. | Had I been a Cuban, I would have been seen by my family doctor and nurse, either through a house call or at their office a few blocks from my home. They would know my medical history and that of my household, and be familiar with my general living situation. As with other Cubans, my medical care wouldn't cost me a penny. | But being a visitor from abroad, friends took me to the Cira García Intern…

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

____ (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 . . . |

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).

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.

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…

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). 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 . . . |

Deja Gaston (2022-05-21). Utah legislators continue attack on reproductive rights. liberationnews.org Utah's legislative session began January 18, concluding on March 4 during which a number of anti-abortion and anti-trans bills were introduced.

| Reuters | (2022-05-21). Indian government trims tax on fuel to fight inflation. tribune.com.pk India's Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday announced a reduction of taxes on petrol and diesel to fight inflation and keep prices of essential items in check. | The excise duty on petrol was reduced by 8 rupees ($0.1028) per litre, and for diesel by 6 rupees per litre, she said in a series of tweets. | The government is expected to take a hit of about 1 trillion Indian rupees on its annual revenue due to the move, she said, urging the state governments to follow suit with similar reductions keeping in line with the federal government's plan. | Currently, a litre of petrol costs 105.41 rupees, whil…

| AFP | (2022-05-21). Millions stranded, dozens dead as flooding hits Bangladesh and India. tribune.com.pk Heavy rains have caused widespread flooding in parts of Bangladesh and India, leaving millions stranded and at least 57 dead, officials said Saturday. | In Bangladesh, about two million people have been marooned by the worst floods in the country's northeast for nearly two decades. | At least 100 villages at Zakiganj were inundated after floodwater rushing from India's northeast breached a major embankment on the Barak River, said Mosharraf Hossain, the chief government administrator of the Sylhet region. | "Some two million people have been stranded by floods so far," he told AFP, adding that at least 10 peop…

| AFP | (2022-05-21). Saudi airline hails first flight with all-female crew. tribune.com.pk An airline in Saudi Arabia has completed the country's first flight with an all-female crew, officials said on Saturday, framing it as a milestone for women's empowerment in the conservative kingdom. | The flight operated by flyadeal, budget subsidiary of flag carrier Saudia, was from the capital Riyadh to the Red Sea coastal city of Jeddah on Thursday, flyadeal spokesperson Emad Iskandarani said. | The "majority" of the seven-member crew were Saudi women, including the first officer, but not the captain, who was a foreign woman, Iskandarani said. | Saudi Arabia's civil aviation authority, which confirmed flya…

| 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…

Anonymous103 (2022-05-21). Must Read If You Use PayPal To Donate To SouthFront. southfront.org | Dear Friends, | Recently, we have been receiving notifications that some of our readers and viewers were trying to send their donations to the PayPal address: info@southfront.org. | We draw your attention to the fact that SouthFront has NEVER HAD and DOES NOT HAVE a PayPal account on info@southfront.org while info@southfront.org is one of our official email addresses for correspondence. | If you sent your funds to info@southfront.org PayPal address, write to southfront@list.ru or info@southfront.org.

Anonymous103 (2022-05-21). Polish Government Censors Free Media. southfront.org | They want to silence the independent media? Then let's shout it out to the whole world! Polish government censors free media. | Independent freedom portal WolneMedia.net from Poland was censored preventively contrary to Article 54 of the Polish Constitution. The pro-Ukrainian government does not allow criticism of the Ukrainian propaganda and the government's policy. After 15 years of activity for freedom of speech, the owner of the portal encountered brutal censorship by the state sec…

Anonymous103 (2022-05-21). Military Situation In Syria On May 21, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org

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).

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 . . . |

Anonymous103 (2022-05-21). Polish Government Censors Free Media. southfront.org | They want to silence the independent media? Then let's shout it out to the whole world! Polish government censors free media. | Independent freedom portal WolneMedia.net from Poland was censored preventively contrary to Article 54 of the Polish Constitution. The pro-Ukrainian government does not allow criticism of the Ukrainian propaganda and the government's policy. After 15 years of activity for freedom of speech, the owner of the portal encountered brutal censorship by the state sec…

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 …

A Guest Author (2022-05-21). Southern workers gather to build Workers Assembly movement. workers.org This article was originally published May 5 by the Southern Workers Assembly. Go to southernworker.org for more on SWA organizing. Southern Workers Assembly School, April 29-May 1, Durham, North Carolina. Credit: SWA Under the slogan "Build the Workers Assembly Movement! Organize the South!" nearly 80 workers from eight Southern states gathered . . . |

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). 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 …

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, …

Anonymous669 (2022-05-21). Damascus Airport Shipping Director Was Killed In Recent Israeli Attack On Syria. southfront.org Israeli AccuLAR-160 mm precision-guided artillery rocket. By Wikimedia user Ronite. | The death toll from the Initially, a Syria…

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). 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 …

| 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…

Anonymous669 (2022-05-21). Casualties Reported After Drone Attack On Large Turkish Base In Northern Iraq. southfront.org . | Late on May 21, a drone attack targeted a large Turkish military base located near the town of Zaylkan in Bashiqa district in the northern Iraqi province of Nineveh. | A group calling itself Ahrar Sinjar claimed responsibility for the attack. In a statement, the shadowy group said that Zaylkan base was targeted with two suicide drones. The group went on to claim that the drones hit the base with high accuracy, which was confirmed by local sources."Our operations will continue as long as the [Turkish]…

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). 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 …

Anonymous669 (2022-05-21). Casualties Reported After Drone Attack On Large Turkish Base In Northern Iraq. southfront.org . | Late on May 21, a drone attack targeted a large Turkish military base located near the town of Zaylkan in Bashiqa district in the northern Iraqi province of Nineveh. | A group calling itself Ahrar Sinjar claimed responsibility for the attack. In a statement, the shadowy group said that Zaylkan base was targeted with two suicide drones. The group went on to claim that the drones hit the base with high accuracy, which was confirmed by local sources."Our operations will continue as long as the [Turkish]…

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 …

Anonymous669 (2022-05-21). Airstrikes Hit ISIS Cells In Central Syria As Government Forces Conduct Large-Scale Operation (Video). southfront.org A Russian Su-24 strike aircraft in the sky over the Khmeimim airbase in Syria. Photo: Dmitriy Vinogradov / RIA Novosti | On May 21, warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces carried out a series of eight airstrikes on ISIS's areas of influence in Syria's central region. | The airstrikes were carried out in support of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and other pro-government formations who are currently conducting a large-scale operation against ISIS cells in the central region. | The operation, which bega…

____ (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.

Terry Evans (2022-05-21). The road forward to meet US rulers' assault on families, women's rights. themilitant.com Numerous demonstrations took place across the country May 14 following the leak of a draft Supreme Court ruling that would overturn the court's 1973 Roe v. Wade decision on abortion. | Justice Samuel Alito's draft holds the Roe decision was not constitutional, and hands decision-making on abortion and related questions to state legislatures and public debate. It would mean that in states where abortion is legal those laws would continue to stand. Some state governments have passed or are considering legislation to impose restrictions on access to the procedure. Nationally the door would be open to a widespread de…

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 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.

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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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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.

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…

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…

____ (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 …

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 …

____ (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.

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.

____ (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.

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.

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 …

____ (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). Mali is Deprived of an Opportunity to Follow Policies Independent of the West. journal-neo.org 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. Mali's Ministry …

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 …

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). 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). 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). 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). 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). 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). 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.

____ (2022-05-21). Workers react as UAW rolls out new sellout deal at Detroit Diesel. wsws.org "Highlights of the new 6-year agreement released by the UAW show there are no significant improvements over the last deal over the contract workers rejected by a 4-1 margin May 10.

____ (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.

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

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.

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.

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). 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.

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".

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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). 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.

noreply (2022-05-21). Inevitability Or As They Say… smoothiex12.blogspot.com in the Family Guy, "

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

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 …

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.

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.

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). 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 …

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.

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.

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.

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 …

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 …

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…

Srilata Kammila (2022-05-21). The climate crisis is a health crisis. moderndiplomacy.eu With one in eight people worldwide threatened by a lethal heat wave in South Asia that's already taken close to 100 lives, it's time we recognize that the climate crisis is a health crisis. This is not an isolated issue. In South Africa, recent floods took over 400 lives, across the Sahel violence and insecurity …

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.

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.

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

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). 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). 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). 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.

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). Russia halts gas supplies to Finland. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) — Russia has halted its supply of natural gas to Finland, Russian media reported.

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…

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.

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). 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). 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). 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). 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.

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…

____ (2022-05-20). Biden sends US troops back into Somalia. wsws.org The goal of the Biden administration is to secure US imperialism's control over the Horn of Africa and trade through the Suez Canal in preparation for confrontation with China.

Editor2 (2022-05-20). Azov Insignia-Bearing Teen Carries Out, Streams Mass Shooting in US. orinocotribune.com The United States has been hit by another mass shooting, this one streamed on streaming platform Twitch by a white supremacist who had no motive but racism and hatred for the attack. | 18-year-old Payton Gendron has been detained without bail on first-degree murder charges following a mass shooting carried out on Saturday afternoon at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York. The spree has claimed the lives of at least 10 people, the latest Buffalo Police Department tally revealed. | The heavily armed gunman had a rifle and tactical gear on his person at the time of the incident, which the Buffalo police commissioner s…

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

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.

Nigel Bouvart (2022-05-20). Response to Buffalo massacre: Smash white supremacy! workers.org Buffalo, New York On the evening of May 14, a fascist carrying a rifle entered a supermarket in the predominantly Black neighborhood of Masten Park on Buffalo's East Side and opened fire. While most official statements have more or less vaguely alluded to "racial motivations," the shooter's intentions were quite . . . |

____ (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.

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). 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). 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…

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…

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 …

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 …

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

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.

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.

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).

_____ (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…

_____ (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…

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 "

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). 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, …

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.

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?".

____ (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. *** …

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

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…

Anonymous765 (2022-05-20). Popasnaya New Stronghold For Russian Advance. southfront.org | DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : | MONERO (XMR): 84eCJf22Yz39rHwoz6vf3hdcWmbCY336eAUoLXpSj1Q3boP8crzKdDq3R5f72RjFmTJB…

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

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

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…

_____ (2022-05-20). Fascism: Our Common Enemy. journal-neo.org 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 and what …

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:

____ (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.

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

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…

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 …

Richard Falk (2022-05-20). Westphalian Logic and Geopolitical Prudence in the Nuclear Age. zcomm.org The Ukraine War, its complexities and global spillover effects, have not been adequately depicted by either political leaders or the more influential media…

Nina Khrushcheva (2022-05-20). Talks to End War in Ukraine Are Collapsing. zcomm.org U.S. Seeks Regime Change in Moscow…

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 …

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 …

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 …

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…

emptyshelley Inglis, Executive Director, University of Dayton Human Rights Center, University of Dayton (2022-05-20). Putin could be charged with the crime of aggression for the Ukraine war — but it's an expensive process with high stakes. Shelley Inglis, Executive Director, University of Dayton Human Rights Center, University of Dayton

Matthew Leo Self (2022-05-20). The Media Fog of War: Propaganda in the Ukraine-Russia Conflict. moderndiplomacy.eu The current conflict between Russia and Ukraine has once again opened up the old wounds of east vs. west, continuing the long-established tradition of distrust and sometimes even open hatred from these two centers of power. This can be seen across the spectrum of media outlets in the west along with their counterparts in the …

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

Juan Cole (2022-05-20). Dumping Russian Gas: 4 European countries seek 65 GW Offshore Wind by 2030, as EU Pledges $314 bn. for Green Energy. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) &#1 ; Anyone who follows the climate emergency and extreme weather events would think the serial catastrophes of the past couple years would be enough to put the governments into crisis mode in moving swiftly to green energy. It turns out that for Europe, at least, it took the Russian invasion of …

Abortion is Healthcare (2022-05-20). Signs, Symbols, Costumes at San Francisco Reproductive Justice March. indybay.org San Francisco is a free speech town and San Franciscans are at their finest at a march like the one of May 14.

Contributing Writers (2022-05-20). COVID UPDATE: What is the truth?/ By Russell L. Blaylock. marktaliano.net Russell L. Blaylock The COVID-19 pandemic is one of the most manipulated infectious disease events in history, characterized by official lies in an unending stream lead by government bureaucracies, medical associations, medical boards, the media, and international agencies.[3,6,57] We have witnessed a long list of unprecedented intrusions into medical practice, including attacks on medical experts, …

____ (2022-05-20). Covid rips through US schools during sixth surge. wsws.org The mass infection policies enforced by the federal government have left teachers, staff and students entirely unprotected in schools as cases surge.

____ (2022-05-20). U.S. CDC recommends Pfizer COVID-19 booster for children aged 5-11. ecns.cn The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday recommended a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11.

Franc Contreras (2022-05-20). Impact of COVID-19 on Latin America. america.cgtn.com See how COVID-19 pandemic has changed people's life in Latin America.

____ (2022-05-20). More than 1,000 COVID-19 deaths in New Zealand. wsws.org New Zealand has gone from having no COVID deaths for most of the pandemic, to now having one of the highest weekly death rates in the world, as a result of the Labour Party government abandoning its elimination policy.

____ (2022-05-20). New cases found beyond Shanghai's quarantine and lockdown areas. ecns.cn Shanghai reported three new asymptomatic COVID-19 cases in precautionary zones in Qingpu district on Friday, three days after the city announced it had achieved the status of "zero-COVID" beyond its quarantine and lockdown populations.

Staff (2022-05-20). Cubadebate estrena subdominio interactivo dedicado a las vacunas cubanas anticovid-19. cubadebate.cu Esta tarde científicos e investigadores del grupo BioCubaFarma se reunió en el Memorial José Martí. Allí homenajearon al Apóstol en el 127 aniversario de su desaparición física, asimismo recordaron el momento en el que el presidente de la República, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, los convocó a la búsqueda de una vacuna contra la covid-19. Como parte de la actividad, Cubadebate presentó una plataforma interactiva que recoge los datos e historia en torno a ellas.

____ (2022-05-20). China's dynamic zero-COVID policy boosts world's pandemic fight: Foreign Minister. ecns.cn China's dynamic zero-COVID policy is not only responsible for Chinese people but also boosts the world's COVID-19 pandemic fight, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Thursday.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-20). 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…

Staff (2022-05-20). Cuba reporta 61 nuevos casos de COVID-19 y ningún fallecido. cubadebate.cu Para la COVID-19 se realizaron un total de 5163 muestras para la vigilancia en el día, resultando positivas 61. El país acumula 13 814 412 muestras realizadas y 1 104 891 positivas. Al cierre del día de ayer, 19 de mayo, se encuentran ingresados un total de 1659 pacientes, sospechosos 1307, en vigilancia 35 y confirmados activos 317.

He Jun (2022-05-20). Warning Signs in China's Economic Outlook as COVID-19 Spreads. moderndiplomacy.eu New variables both within and outside of China in 2022 have placed the country's economy under new pressure. In the first quarter, its economic growth rate was only 4.8%, which was 0.7 percentage points lower than the annual economic growth target of 5.5%, indicating that it will face challenges in stabilizing economic growth this year. …

Fidelia Cascini, Ana Pantovic, Yazan A. Al-Ajlouni, Giovanna Failla, Valeria Puleo, Andriy Melnyk, Alberto Lontano, Walter Ricciardi (2022-05-20). [Articles] Social media and attitudes towards a COVID-19 vaccination: A systematic review of the literature. thelancet.com This thorough examination of the various roles social media can play in disseminating information to the public, as well as how individuals behave on social media in the context of public health events, articulates the potential of social media as a platform of public health intervention to address vaccine hesitancy.

emptymalia Jones, Scientist In Health Geography, University of Wisconsin-madison (2022-05-20). It's impossible to determine your personal COVID-19 risks and frustrating to try — but you can still take action. Malia Jones, Scientist in Health Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison

emptymonika L. Mcdermott, Professor of Political Science, Fordham University (2022-05-20). The role party affiliation played in getting US to grim new milestone of 1 million COVID deaths. Monika L. McDermott, Professor of Political Science, Fordham University

teleSUR, mcs, MER (2022-05-20). Venezuela y Acnur coordinarán acciones en apoyo a migrantes. telesurtv.net El mandatario indicó que su homólogo de Colombia, Iván Duque, ha usado el tema de los migrantes venezolanos para enriquecerse.

teleSUR- jaa -HIM (2022-05-20). ONU insta a transformar gestión de la migración en el mundo. telesurtv.net "Miles de migrantes aún mueren cada año en busca de lo que todos perseguimos: oportunidad, dignidad y una vida mejor", resaltó Guterres.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-20). Katerina Yushenko: First Lady, CIA Asset. libya360.wordpress.com Laurent Brayard Members of the National Socialist Movement rally on the steps of the Capitol Building in Lansing, Michigan, behind three rows of chain-link fencing and tight security. The NSM members had to be brought in to the rally in a police convoy of buses from a secret meeting location, and returned there afterwards. Katerina…

____ (2022-05-20). Vote 1 for Socialist Equality Party candidates in the Australian election! wsws.org The Socialist Equality Party is standing Senate teams in three states in order to present a genuine socialist alternative to the broadest possible audience, and prepare for the convulsive working-class struggles ahead.

____ (2022-05-20). The pseudo-left Victorian Socialists in the Australian elections: Parochialism and parliamentary cretinism. wsws.org The Victorian Socialists' campaign has nothing to do with a fight against capitalism and its political defenders. Instead, the Victorian Socialists are seeking to consolidate a position on the "left" flank of that very political establishment.

Ari Paul (2022-05-20). 'Liberal' newspapers liked the Justices who will kill Roe. mronline.org The leaked Supreme Court draft opinion that could destroy Roe v. Wade (Politico, 5/2/22) reportedly has the support of three justices appointed by Donald Trump. That's important for a number of reasons.

Maureen Clare Murphy (2022-05-20). Israel refuses to probe soldiers who killed Shireen Abu Akleh. electronicintifada.net Military says it identified rifle used in iconic reporter's death.

Rann Miller (2022-05-20). Opinion: Chief Justice John Roberts' Desire To Protect The Legitimacy Of The Supreme Court Ignores Its Already Illegitimate Standing. moguldom.com I suppose that John Roberts, chief justice of the Supreme Court, is attempting to recapture a level of decorum and legitimacy—particularly legitimacy—by calling for an investigation into the leak of the draft opinion delivered by Justice Samuel Alito. However, the legitimacy of the Supreme Court is already compromised. Never mind that Roberts appears more upset …

JANET (2022-05-20). Tens of thousands tell SCOTUS: 'We will fight back!'. iacenter.org By Kathy Durkin May 18, 2022 Click to view slideshow. "We won't go back!" was chanted by tens of thousands of protesters May 14 in 380 actions across the U.S. Participants in the "Bans Off Our Bodies" demonstrations denounced the attacks on the right to abortion, now facing an overturn by the right-wing majority on the U.S. Supreme Court. The court legalized this right in its 1973 decision in the Roe v. Wade case. For almost 50 years, reactionaries have tried to overturn this historic ruling, won by a militant action-oriented mass movement, despite a then-majority of Republican-appointed justices. Conservative le…

emptyeve Ringsmuth, Associate Professor of Poltiical Science, Oklahoma State University (2022-05-20). Leaking a Supreme Court draft opinion on abortion or other hot topics is unprecedented — 4 things to know about how the high court works. Eve Ringsmuth, Associate professor of poltiical science, Oklahoma State University

Anonymous103 (2022-05-20). Russian-led Forces Showcase Their Trophies. southfront.org

Editor (2022-05-20). Crypto's Hype and Promises Were Based on Lies From the Very Beginning. scheerpost.com Crash of Bitcoin concept: Coin like cylinders with the bitcoin logo falling over the edge of a cube. | By Paris Marx / The values of major cryptocurrencies have been sliding for months, but the crash entered a new phase last week. TerraUSD (or UST) was the third largest stablecoin on the crypto market, while Luna was the fourth most valuable cryptocurrency by market valuation. But now both are virtually worthless — and a lot of people have lost a lot of money. | Posting on the r/terr…

Caitlin A. Johnstone (2022-05-20). On Bush's Freudian Confession. mronline.org Oh my God. It happened. I can't believe it really happened.

_____ (2022-05-20). Economic Influence as the Basis for China's Dominance in Southeast Asia. journal-neo.org As is well-known, the total length of the state border of the People's Republic of China (PRC) on land is 22,457 km. Of this length, 4,360 km is the border with Mongolia, 4,179 km is the border with Russia and 2,659 km is the border with India, making the three countries leaders in terms of …

Judy Greenspan (2022-05-20). Nakba is 74 years of resistance. workers.org San Francisco May 14 — Fueled by recent attacks on the Palestinian people, today's commemoration of Nakba 74 was a day to remember. Hundreds of protesters took over Valencia Street in the Mission neighborhood to "honor Shireen Abu Akleh and rise up for Palestine." Nakba 74 in San Francisco. Credit: . . . |

Our Reporter (2022-05-20). Education ministry to take over eight schools in Kabale. plusnews.ug Kabale district councillors have unanimously approved the coding and takeover of eight primary schools by the Ministry of Education and Sports. The schools are St Stephens Mwendo, St Jude Hamuganda in Mwendo parish, Kitumba sub-county, Kyabona Primary School in Kamuganguzi sub-county, Nyakijumba Primary School in Kyanamira sub-county, Butenga Primary School in Rubaya sub-county, Karubanda Primary …

Our Reporter (2022-05-20). Police frees Besigye after eight hour standoff. plusnews.ug The Police on Thursday allowed Dr. Kizza Besigye, the leader of the people's front for transition to return home, after holding him for more than seven hours in his car. In the morning Police intercepted Besigye shortly after living in his residence where he spent six days under preventive arrest to stop him from leading …

Staff (2022-05-20). Lessons for Buffalo? Meet the Activist Who Sued the White Supremacists Behind Charlottesville & Won. democracynow.org The Buffalo shooter wrote racist screeds online before targeting and killing people in a majority-Black neighborhood. We look at the incident's similarities to other white supremacist killings, particularly the deadly 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Amy Spitalnick is the executive director of Integrity First for America, a nonprofit organization that successfully sued the white supremacist organizers of Unite the Right. Spitalnick says tactics such as live-streaming are characteristic of previous acts of white supremacist terrorism, and calls for systemic change and preventative mea…

Our Reporter (2022-05-20). Child abuse cases surge in Koboko. plusnews.ug Koboko District is struggling to contain cases of child abuse which are reportedly skyrocketing in the area. The district registered 414 cases of Violence against Children over the past four month. These include150 cases of physical violence, 130 cases of child neglect, 81 cases involving children in conflict with the law, 25 cases of de/Users/solar/Dropbox/_data/_xp/ment, …

Staff (2022-05-20). Buffalo: India Walton on the Racist Massacre & Community's Need for Gun Control, Good Jobs, Housing. democracynow.org As Buffalo, New York, mourns the loss of the 10 people killed Saturday in a racist rampage at a local grocery store in the heart of the city's African American community, we get an update from longtime community activist and former mayoral candidate India Walton about the lack of attention to the structural issues that made the Black community vulnerable and the ineffectiveness of police. "My question is: What happens when the cameras leave? How do we continue to support the people who have been negatively impacted?" says Walton. "What decreases gun violence, particularly in places like East Buf…

Anonymous669 (2022-05-20). In Video: Russian Grad MRL Targets Kiev Forces In Donbass With Incendiary Rockets. southfront.org Russian BM-21 Grad multiple rocket launcher firing at Kiev forces in the Donbass region. Source: the Russian Ministry of Defense. | On May 20, Russia's Izvestia released a video report showing an attack with incendiary rockets on Kiev forces in the Donbass region. | The rockets, which were launched from a BM-21 Grad 122 mm multiple rocket launcher (MRL), targeted positions of Kiev forces near the town of Zolote. The rocket strike was coordinated with a drone, which was likely used to uncover the p…

Our Reporter (2022-05-20). Science professionals halt strike. plusnews.ug Science teachers have resolved to halt their industrial action. On May 9,the Uganda Professional Science Teacher's Union (UPSTU) which brings together science teachers in secondary schools and instructors in tertiary institutions mobilized its members to lay down their tools at the start of the reopening of the second term to compel the government to enhance …

_____ (2022-05-20). What Would an Amendment of the "Anti-War" Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution Mean? journal-neo.org The NEO tracks more or less regularly any significant developments in the evolution of Japanese defense policy, construed broadly. That is, attention is drawn to the long-standing debate on (possible) changes to the existing legal framework, the remarkable trends in military buildup itself, and the highly practical nature and extent of Japan's military activities outside …

Anonymous669 (2022-05-20). Israel Reveals Hezbollah Official Responsible For Moving Strategic Weapons From Iran To Lebanon. southfront.org

Anonymous669 (2022-05-20). Israel Attacks Syria's Damascus Again, Kills Three Service Members (Videos). southfront.org

Staff (2022-05-20). After Which Failed Pregnancy Should I Have Been Imprisoned? Rep. Lucy McBath on Reproductive Rights. democracynow.org During a meeting of the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, Democratic Congressmember Lucy McBath of Georgia shared her personal story about accessing reproductive care after experiencing a stillbirth. In doing so, she pointed out how anti-abortion politicians and legislators fail to see the medical necessity of abortion in instances such as hers. "We can be the nation that rolls back the clock, that rolls back the rights of women, and that strips them of their very liberty. Or we can be the nation of choice — the nation where every woman can make her own choice," says McBath.

Our Reporter (2022-05-20). Striking Allied Health Workers are impatient says Oledo. plusnews.ug The Uganda Medical Association (UMA) President Dr Samuel Oledo has faulted striking staff for "complaining about how much food has been put on their plates when it's still being served in the kitchen. He was referring to an ongoing strike by Allied Health Practitioners that gas entered this fifth day today. A wave of strikes …

emptycaitlin Grady, Assistant Professor of Civil, Environmental Engineering, Research Associate In the Rock Ethics Institute, Penn State (2022-05-20). Hydropower's future is clouded by droughts, floods and climate change — it's also essential to the US electric grid. Caitlin Grady, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Research Associate in the Rock Ethics Institute, Penn State

emptynick Shay, Professor of Oceanography, University of Miami (2022-05-20). 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

emptydavid Mendez, Associate Professor of Health Management, Policy, University of Michigan (2022-05-20). Why is the FDA seeking to ban menthol cigarettes? 4 questions answered. David Mendez, Associate Professor of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan

Tomdispatch (2022-05-20). Where Are the Men? No More Bystander Boys in the Post-Roe Era. juancole.com By Robert Lipsyte | &#1 ; ( Tomdispatch.com ) &#1 ; For years now, people have told desperate, heart-breaking stories about what it was like to search for an abortion in the days before Roe v. Wade. These were invariably narratives of women in crisis. They sometimes involved brief discussions about economic inequality, police-state intrigue, and …

emptydaniel J. Mallinson, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Administration, School of Public Affairs, Penn State (2022-05-20). 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

emptygregory Grieve, Head, Professor, Religious Studies Department, University of North Carolina — Greensboro (2022-05-20). 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

emptytam Nguyen, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, University of Dayton (2022-05-20). 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 (2022-05-20). CBT? DBT? Psychodynamic? What type of therapy is right for me? Sourav Sengupta, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, University at Buffalo

emptyastraea Augsberger, Assistant Professor of Social Work, Boston University (2022-05-20). US child welfare system is falling short because of persistent child poverty. Astraea Augsberger, Assistant Professor of Social Work, Boston University

emptydaniel Macfarlane, Associate Professor of Environment, Sustainability, Western Michigan University (2022-05-20). 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

emptymckale Montgomery, Assistant Professor of Nutritional Sciences, Oklahoma State University (2022-05-20). Is intermittent fasting the diet for you? Here's what the science says. McKale Montgomery, Assistant Professor of Nutritional Sciences, Oklahoma State University

emptymatt Kasson, Associate Professor of Mycology, Plant Pathology, West Virginia University (2022-05-20). Beyond flora and fauna: Why it's time to include fungi in global conservation goals. Matt Kasson, Associate Professor of Mycology and Plant Pathology, West Virginia University

emptyabigail A. Allen, Associate Professor of Special Education, Clemson University (2022-05-20). 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

emptyandy Weiss, Postdoctoral Fellow In Pathology, Microbiology, Immunology, Vanderbilt University (2022-05-20). Zinc is a metal essential to life — scientists have discovered a protein that helps keep cells alive when zinc levels are low. Andy Weiss, Postdoctoral Fellow in Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, Vanderbilt University

emptykenneth Anthony, Associate Professor of Elementary Education, Mississippi State University (2022-05-20). 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

emptyerik Gordon, Professor of Business, University of Michigan (2022-05-20). 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

The Conversation (2022-05-20). Climate Emergency: 2022 Drought in Western US the Harbinger of a hotter, thirstier Atmosphere. juancole.com By Imtiaz Rangwala, University of Colorado Boulder | &#1 ; Much of the western U.S. has been in the grip of an unrelenting drought since early 2020. The dryness has coincided with record-breaking wildfires, intense and long-lasting heat waves, low stream flows and dwindling water supplies in reservoirs that millions of people across the region rely …

emptyimtiaz Rangwala, Research Scientist In Climate, Cooperative Institute For Research In Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder (2022-05-20). 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

emptyronald Hall, Professor of Social Work, Michigan State University (2022-05-20). Racism is different than colorism — here's how. Ronald Hall, Professor of Social Work, Michigan State University

emptykevin Ketels, Assistant Professor, Teaching, Global Supply Chain Management, Wayne State University (2022-05-20). 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

emptyarie Kruglanski, Professor of Psychology, University of Maryland (2022-05-20). 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

Norman Solomon, Jeff Cohen (2022-05-20). Looks Like Another "Bad Blue" Just Bit the Dust. indybay.org The incumbent protection racket takes some hits…

Anonymous103 (2022-05-20). Biden's Lowest Ever Approval Rating Is A Reflection Of A Failed American Establishment. southfront.org Biden's approval rating reaches an all-time low | Written by Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst | Although it is typical for presidents to see their popularity ratings drop after entering office because the initial euphoria and enthusiasm subsides, new data showing that as many as 75% of Americans think the US is not moving in the right direction is indicative of a deep structural crisis. | Rising inflation, a continuing pandemic, foreign policy missteps in Afghanistan and Democratic…

Derek Royden (2022-05-20). The Buffalo massacre and the mainstreaming of the Great Replacement Theory. nationofchange.org Like an untreated wound, the Great Replacement Theory is being allowed to fester and is poisoning minds.

Dan Dinello (2022-05-20). Republican Mainstreaming of White Supremacy Fuels Extremist Violence like the Racist Massacre in Buffalo. juancole.com Chicago (Special to Informed Comment) &#1 ; "All race politics is bad, all race politics is poison — it erases people, it dehumanizes them. Race politics always makes us hate each other. Race politics always leads to violence and death," said Fox News' white supremacist Tucker Carlson on his first broadcast after the Buffalo massacre. It …

_____ (2022-05-20). Art Is A Dream In Which We Imagine Our Future. popularresistance.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). The snipers continued to fire at the journalists who were with her, preventing them from aiding her. When she finally arrived at Ibn Sina Hospital, she was pronounced dead. | After Abu Aqleh's death, the Israeli military raided her home in occupied East Jerusalem, where they confiscated Palestinian flags and attempted to prevent mourners from playing Palestinian songs. At her funeral on…

_____ (2022-05-20). German Police Attack Palestine Supporters On Nakba Day. popularresistance.org The attacks on protesters came after authorities in the German capital banned a Jewish group from holding a vigil in memory of Shireen Abu Akleh, the Al Jazeera correspondent assassinated last week, with all evidence pointing at Israel being responsible. | "The gathering in memory of Abu Akleh had been organized by Jàºdische Stimme, a Jewish group that supports Palestinian rights," Al Jazeera reported. "But police told the group that the event — planned to take place on Friday evening — fell under the ban on protests in the run-up to Nakba Day." | Every year on 15 May, which this year fell on Sun…

RiseUp4AbortionRights (2022-05-20). Rise Up 4 Abortion Rights Protest Meets Rise Up for Palestine Demo in Mission, SF. indybay.org On May 14th during the Rise Up 4 Abortion Rights protest on Mission Street in San Francisco, the Bay Area Rev Club joyfully collided with the Rise Up for Palestine demonstration.

Staff (2022-05-20). øPor qué apostar por el socialismo en Cuba? (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu El pasado cinco de mayo se cumplieron 204 años del nacimiento de Carlos Marx, padre de la teoría marxista, a quien se le atribuye la siguiente frase: "El significado de paz es la ausencia de oposición al socialismo". En un mundo donde prevalece el sistema capitalista y el imperialismo como parte de él, øqué oportunidades tiene el socialismo?

_____ (2022-05-20). How The Attack On Teachers Threatens The Future Of Public Schools. popularresistance.org Two years ago, Nicole McCormick was so passionate about teaching that she ran for vice president of the West Virginia Education Association. A music teacher for 11 years, McCormick "always had high expectations of what a music teacher should do," and on top of lesson planning and caring for her family, she put in extra hours after school to make her union stronger, too. | But now she has left the classroom and is unsure if she will ever return. The increasing workload, the uncertainty and pressure of the pandemic, the combined stress of parenting her own four children, looking after her ill mother, worrying about…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-20). 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…

_____ (2022-05-20). US Meddling In Colombia's Election, Warns Francia Márquez. popularresistance.org The vice presidential candidate for the leading ticket in Colombia's May elections has accused the US government of meddling in her country's internal politics to hurt the left wing. | Francia Márquez is an activist from the grassroots social movements of the Afro-Colombian community. She is the vice presidential candidate for the left-wing Pacto Histórico ("Historic Pact") coalition, whose presidential candidate Gustavo Petro is leading by double digits in major polls in the weeks before the May 29 vote. | Márquez criticized the US ambassador to Colombia for publicly claiming that Russia, Venezuela, and Cuba are…

_____ (2022-05-20). The Rapidly Growing Starbucks Union In Numbers. popularresistance.org In the 60 elections that have been run so far, the union has won 90 percent of the time and the average unit size of the unionized stores is 28 workers. If these same numbers hold for the 193 open cases where an election has not yet been administered, then the Starbucks union will soon win an additional 174 elections and thereby add an additional 4,870 workers to their rolls. | Combining the numbers from the elections that have been run and these projections for the elections that will be run soon reveals that, based on current filings alone, the Starbucks union is likely to have 6,384 workers at 228 locations in…

_____ (2022-05-20). Home In Tacoma For All Coalition Seeks Greater Equity In Zoning Reforms. popularresistance.org Home in Tacoma aims to overhaul Tacoma's housing rules to allow greater flexibility in building practices. It will allow denser housing to be built to house our city's ever growing population. The initial framework passed in December 2021 bringing Tacoma are one step closer to that goal. Though forward thinking, the plan also falls short of its potential. | As I've pointed out in previous articles, the reach of the plan is not exactly equitable or far reaching. In short, poorer communities of color are being disproportionately rezoned in comparison to their wealthier, whiter counterparts. Communities of color wil…

Tanya Wadhwa (2022-05-20). The nations of Latin America and the Caribbean unite in boycott of Biden's Summit of the Americas. peoplesdispatch.org Leaders of over a dozen countries in the region have condemned the exclusion of Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela from the Summit…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-05-20). Communist-backed Panspoudastiki emerges victorious in student union elections in Greek universities. peoplesdispatch.org Radical struggles waged by the Students Struggle Front (MAS) along with youth over the past few years saw Panspoudastiki KS emerging as the leading force in student elections…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-05-20). Israel decides to not investigate killing of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. peoplesdispatch.org According to a Haaretz Akleh (51), a senior Al-Jazeera journalist, was shot dead by an Israeli sniper on May 11 when she, along with other journalists, was going to cover an Israeli military…

Staff (2022-05-20). Colombia's Avianca Airline Requests Authorization to Resume Bogotá-Caracas Flights. orinocotribune.com The Colombian airline Avianca requested authorization from Aeronautica Civil (Colombia's aeronautic authority) to resume operations with Venezuela, taking Bogotá-Caracas as the first route. | The request was made this Monday, May 17, and it is expected that on May 26 there will be a response from the Colombian agency. | As part of the package requested by Avianca, the airline plans to cover…

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-05-20). Black Man Buys Virginia Plantation Property, Finds Out Later Ancestors Were Enslaved There. moguldom.com When a Black man purchased the big house he had passed every day on his way to school as a child, he had no idea it was a former Virginia plantation that held the keys to his family's history. The "scary house" his sister begged him to buy in Pittsylvania County, southern Virginia, ended up …

Ann Brown (2022-05-20). Deion Sanders Says Alabama Football Coach Is Lying About HBCU Jackson State Paying Player $1M To Play. moguldom.com University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban claims that historically Black Jackson State University "paid a guy $1 million" to join the team. Football legend Deion Sanders, now a football coach at Jackson State, says it's a lie. Saban made the explosive comments during a May 18 interview at The World Games 2022 in Birmingham. …

Ann Brown (2022-05-20). Fact Check: Popular Author And Activist Claims Obesity Isn't A Choice. moguldom.com Obesity occurs when a person's body mass index is 30 or greater. Popular author and activist Dr. Adeshola Mos-Shogbamimu says obesity is a disease, not a choice. Black Americans are more likely to suffer from obesity than their white counterparts. Four in 10 Americans, totaling about 100 million, live with obesity, according to the Centers …

Ann Brown (2022-05-20). Recap And Highlights Of Malik Zulu Shabazz's Debate vs. ISUPK Hebrew Israelite Captain Tazaryach, Part 1. moguldom.com Two major cultural powerhouses recently debated the influence of Africa versus the influence of the Bible. Malik Zulu Shabazz and Captain Tazaryach debated for more than five hours on April 5 on the topic, "Can we trust in Africa or can we trust in the Bible?" The event was live-streamed by BlackNews102 on the YouTube channel Sa Neter …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-20). Statement by Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia at UNSC Open Debate "Conflict and Food Security" libya360.wordpress.com Statement by Permanent Representative Vassily Nebenzia at UN Security Council open debate "Conflict and food security" Mr.President, We welcome Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, FAO Director General Qu Dongyu and WFP Executive Director David Beasley to this meeting and thank them for the briefings. We also note the high level of representation at this debate. Colleagues, Present-day…

From Embers (2022-05-20). From Embers: Escaping Tomorrows Cages. itsgoingdown.org Anarchist podcast and radio show From Embers from so-called Canada looks at the Escaping Tomorrow's Cages writing project. Escaping Tomorrow's Cages is a six-part essay being published throughout the month of May that lays out the coming wave of provincial jail expansions in Ontario and propose a strategy for how they might be opposed. We spoke…

isabella (2022-05-20). An Equal Pay Victory for Our Winningest National Team. inequality.org

JANET (2022-05-20). Israeli military murders journalist. iacenter.org By Richie Merino May 17, 2022 On the morning of May 11, Israeli occupation forces murdered Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, who was on the job in the occupied West Bank. She was reporting on Israel's violent raid in the Jenin refugee camp, when she was shot in the face by an Israeli sniper. She was wearing a clearly marked "PRESS" vest and helmet. Palestinian women mourners at funeral for Shireen Abu Akleh. A colleague of Abu Akleh, producer Ali Al-Samudi, was shot in the back at the same time. "We [journalists] were targeted while we were standing in an empty area. There were no clashes, no gun…

____ (2022-05-20). Biden praises Azeri strongman for cooperation with "energy diversification and international security" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Trend News AgencyMay 20, 2022 US President Biden sends letter to President Ilham Aliyev US President Joseph Biden sent a congratulatory letter to President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on May 20…. "Dear Mr. President, On behalf of the American people, I congratulate you and the people of Azerbaijan on your Independence Day. …

____ (2022-05-20). Somalia: Turkey's military gateway to Africa. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Anadolu AgencyMay 20, 2022 Relations with Turkiye to thrive under new Somali president, say experts As Somalia's longstanding political standoff ended with members of both houses of parliament that elected Hassan Sheikh Mohamud the country's president for the next four years, analysts are debating the direction of his foreign policy. Somalia's foreign policy had changed …

____ (2022-05-20). Georgia State Dept delegation meets with defense chief, war party, "civil society organizations" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The United National Movement, founded by Georgian-born, U.S.-educated, still-current Ukrainian government official Mikheil Saakashvili, has been clamoring for the nation to open a second front against Russia in Abkhazia and South Ossetia as well as sharpening their knives for a reprise of the Western-backed coup that brought Saakashvili to power in 2003. As the full …

____ (2022-05-20). UK workers on North Sea oil and gas rigs stage unofficial strike action in "wage revolution" wsws.org The wildcat strikes have been subject to a virtual media blackout at a time when profit gouging by oil and gas companies is sending household energy bills spiralling, adding to the disastrous cost-of-living crisis for millions.

____ (2022-05-20). UK: Richmond upon Thames College tutors oppose management's "fire and rehire" attack. wsws.org The college wants to dismiss 127 teaching staff and force them to reapply for their jobs on new contracts that would entail forfeiting 10 days holiday per year.

____ (2022-05-20). Tax documents reveal Black Lives Matter improperly spent tens of millions in donations. wsws.org The tax filings detail how the foundation spent much of the $77 million it received in donations in fiscal 2020, including $32 million to gamble on the stock market.

____ (2022-05-20). January 6 Select Committee requests to interview Republican lawmaker who provided "tour" of Capitol grounds day before coup. wsws.org In a letter, the committee wrote that they believed Georgia Rep. Barry Loudermilk had "information regarding a tour" he led through parts of the Capitol the day before the coup.

Fight Back (2022-05-20). San José State students rally for reproductive rights. fightbacknews.org San José, CA – On May 16, about 50 students gathered at the Olympic Black Power Statue, at San José State University, to rally in defense of Roe v. Wade. | Many student and community organizers, as well as concerned students and community members spoke to the importance of preserving Roe v. Wade, and why the right to abortion and reproductive health care is a human right and should be codified into law. Throughout the rally, "Fight! Fight! Fight! Abortion is a human right!" and "My body! My choice!" echoed throughout campus. | This rally was led by members of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), along with S…

____ (2022-05-20). Dana workers must prepare common action to halt contract violations. wsws.org At all Dana plants, the company is violating the terms of the contract and the unions are letting them do it. While the violations differ at each plant, our response at all plants must be the same: we must unite and take action ourselves, or things will only get worse.

____ (2022-05-20). After keeping workers in the dark, UAW announces snap contract vote at Detroit Diesel. wsws.org Once again the UAW is trying to rush through a vote on a tentative agreement without providing workers with full details or the time necessary to study and discuss.

____ (2022-05-20). USW isolating strike by California Chevron workers over refinery staffing and safety. wsws.org Richmond refinery workers are fighting for their safety and the safety of those in their community, but winning this strike requires breaking free of the isolation and duplicity of the USW.

____ (2022-05-20). Outraged Arconic aluminum workers speak out against USW's contract proposal: "It's a bad deal!" wsws.org Workers at all the Arconic facilities under the last USW agreement had voted unanimously to strike in the run-up to the contract expiration, expressing an extraordinary determination to win significantly higher pay.

____ (2022-05-20). Stellantis workers back contract fights at Detroit Diesel and CNH. wsws.org Stellantis workers in suburban Detroit expressed solidarity with Detroit Diesel and CNH workers who have rejected the United Auto Workers' efforts to impose pro-company contracts…

____ (2022-05-20). Senate passes $28 million bill that does not resolve US baby formula supply crisis. wsws.org The US Senate passed by unanimous consent the Access to Baby Formula Act on Thursday, but it will not end the shortages in stores that are expected to persist for weeks if not months.

____ (2022-05-20). In-store video shows DeAnthony VanAtten shopping prior to being shot in the parking lot by East Lansing, Michigan police. wsws.org East Lansing police belatedly released in-store surveillance video that shows DeAnthony VanAtten buying corn and macaroni and cheese at the checkout of a Meijer grocery store before he was chased, shot at in the parking lot by two officers and struck twice non-fatally by one of them.

____ (2022-05-20). The Dropout—On the fraudulent rise and ignominious fall of Elizabeth Holmes' Theranos. wsws.org The miniseries dramatizes how a young female CEO started and grew a biotech company that delivered on none of its promises, defrauding patients and bilking investors of 100s of millions of dollars.

Amy Westervelt (2022-05-20). Exxon doubles down on 'advanced recycling' claims that yield few results. nationofchange.org The petroleum company is under investigation for misleading the public while exacerbating the global plastic pollution crisis.

Mark Engler, Paul Engler (2022-05-20). Movements are vying for political power — is 'co-governance' the answer? nationofchange.org As the left increasingly focuses on electoral politics, a new framework is emerging for how candidates who win should partner with social movements.

amarynth (2022-05-20). Briefing by Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova, Moscow, May 18, 2022 (Extensive). thesaker.is www.mid.ru/en/foreign_policy/news/1813888/ Table of contents Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to attend BRICS Foreign Ministers' meeting Sergey Lavrov's participation in the 100 Questions for the Leader project at the Yevgeny Primakov Gymnasium…

____ (2022-05-20). Gun violence in U.S.is 'epidemic' that spreads to its neighboring countries. ecns.cn One gunshot after another has shattered the illusion that all men are endowed with the unalienable right to liberty.

____ (2022-05-20). Deep sea divers conclude 2-day search for missing inside sunken Japanese tour boat. ecns.cn The Japan Coast Guard said a two-day search operation inside a tourist boat that sank off Hokkaido was concluded on Friday with no bodies of the 12 missing people found.

teleSUR-mcs HIM (2022-05-20). Transportistas argentinos levantan paro tras acuerdo con autoridades. telesurtv.net Más de 0.000 transeúntes fueron afectaron por el cese de las actividades de los transportistas, puesto que 630 unidades fueron paralizadas.

4reproductiverights (2022-05-20). Look Who's Marching in Mountain View. indybay.org March starting point was Caltrain Station and ending point was Gateway Park. Time to line the ECR! | Mountain View, CA…

Talking Points Memo (2022-05-20). Thursday 5/26: Roe v. Wade: How We Got Here and What's Next for Abortion Rights. indybay.org Online event – FREE…

____ (2022-05-20). Sri Lankan workers and rural poor must mobilize against the Rajapakse-Wickremesinghe austerity agenda! wsws.org Ranil Wickremesinghe, Sri Lanka's newly installed prime minster, delivered an address to the nation Monday that attempted to exploit the country's dire economic crisis to justify a massive assault on workers and rural toilers.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-20). 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…

Staff (2022-05-20). The Batman: La oscura transición de vengador a héroe. cubadebate.cu "The Batman" no es una película de superhéroes, sino más bien de investigación criminal. La ausencia de destrucciones a gran escala, combates épicos y las evidentes torpezas del joven protagonista que empieza su misión como justiciero, no agradan a algunos seguidores que a veces olvidan los verdaderos orígenes del Caballero de la Noche.

Staff (2022-05-20). Memorial José Martí acoge muestra pictórica en homenaje al Héroe Nacional. cubadebate.cu La exposición En cuerpo y alma, conformada por 15 obras del artista de la plástica Mario Fabelo, recuerda el aniversario 127 de la caída en combate del Héroe Nacional de Cuba, José Martí.

Mary Triny Mena (2022-05-20). Fuel shortage crisis affects local fishermen in Venezuela. america.cgtn.com See how fuel shortages affect local fisherman in Venezuela.

Staff (2022-05-20). Cuba y Timor Leste celebran 20 años de relaciones diplomáticas. cubadebate.cu Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, ministro cubano de Relaciones Exteriores, aseguró este viernes que hay potencialidades para estrechar aún más los históricos lazos que unen a Cuba y Timor Leste y ampliar la colaboración bilateral entre las dos naciones, en una jornada en que ambos países celebran 20 años de relaciones diplomáticas.

teleSUR, jaa, SH (2022-05-20). Movimientos sociales protestan en Panamá contra crisis económica. telesurtv.net Los manifestantes exigieron que las medidas económicas del Gobierno debe garantizar la protección de todas las personas y sus garantías fundamentales.

____ (2022-05-20). Measures taken to protect winter wheat harvest. ecns.cn Measures to protect crops from diseases caused by pests and bad weather are being taken across major winter wheat production areas in China, in a bid to consolidate the foundation for a summer harvest in less than one month.

When The Music Stops (2022-05-20). Saturday 6/25: 3rd Annual Music, Mental Health, & Pride Summit 2022. indybay.org SFJAZZ | 201 Franklin Street | San Francisco, CA 94102…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-20). 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…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-05-20). 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".

____ (2022-05-20). Tibet issues coupons to boost local tourism. ecns.cn Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region began issuing coupons worth a total of 30 million yuan (about $4.4 million) on Thursday to spur tourism consumption, according to the regional tourism development department.

The Canary (2022-05-20). Government was wrong on risk of Aids to blood scandal victims, inquiry told. thecanary.co A former junior health minister has agreed the Government was wrong in the 1980s to underplay the risk of Aids to those affected by the infected blood scandal, an inquiry has heard. | Lord John Patten, a former Parliamentary under-secretary in the Department of Health between 1983 and 1985, told the Infected Blood Inquiry a leaflet to discourage people who were at high risk of contracting Aids from donating blood should have been distributed "faster". | The inquiry is examining how thousands of patients were infected with HIV and hepatitis C through contaminated blood products in the 1970s and 1980s. | About 2,40…

imperial.ac.uk (2022-05-20). Blood pressure control and mask immunotherapy: News from the College. imperial.ac.uk Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial.

____ (2022-05-20). Hotpot bus debuts in Chengdu. ecns.cn The bus restaurant travels through several Chengdu's famous scenic spots and offers a unique experience to taste Sichuan hotpot while exploring Chengdu's night view. It operates once a day, allowing a maximum of 16 riders to enjoy fine dining on the move.

Staff (2022-05-20). Alexander Urquiola: Estamos muy contentos con el pase a los Play Off. cubadebate.cu Villa Clara cedió hoy ante Artemisa y no podrá alcanzar en la tabla de posiciones al elenco de Pinar del Río, dueño ya del octavo lugar con 40 victorias y 35 derrotas en la etapa regular de la 61 Serie Nacional de Béisbol. Los Vegueros han quedado automáticamente clasificados a los play off de cuartos de final y cumplen su primera meta en la lid.

Othering & Belonging Institute UC Berkeley (2022-05-20). Monday 5/23: Disability Justice: The Process of Creating the Disability & Intersectionality Summit. indybay.org Online event – FREE…

teleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-05-20). Pdte. Cubano evalúa recuperación tras desplome del Saratoga. telesurtv.net Próximamente se construirán edificios de dos plantas para que las familias damnificadas tengan un nuevo hogar.

Oakland Privacy (2022-05-20). 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.

____ (2022-05-20). China's trade with Belt and Road countries enjoys robust growth. ecns.cn China's economic and trade ties with countries along the Belt and Road have strengthened significantly over the past decade, an official said Friday.

____ (2022-05-20). 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 (2022-05-20). Enrique Ubieta: quisiera que mis textos contribuyan a hacer viable la Revolución, el socialismo. cubadebate.cu øCuál es la mejor forma de contar una historia? Muchos se hacen esta pregunta antes de emprender un proyecto. Para algunos es indispensable tener todos los elementos, otros acuden a su imaginación. Autores como Enrique Ubieta Gómez prefieren estar en el lugar donde se desarrollan los acontecimientos, compartir con sus protagonistas.

Staff (2022-05-20). Primer ministro asiste a la asamblea general de la Organización Nacional de Bufetes Colectivos. cubadebate.cu El miembro del Buró Político del Partido Comunista de Cuba y primer ministro, Manuel Marrero Cruz, presidió este jueves la asamblea general de la Organización Nacional de Bufetes Colectivos, en la cual exhortó a elevar la cultura jurídica empresarial y de la población.

Staff (2022-05-20). Proteger, acompañar y recuperar lo materialmente dañado, máximas de trabajo tras el accidente en el Saratoga. cubadebate.cu Proteger, acompañar y recuperar lo materialmente dañado han sido máximas de trabajo seguidas en todos los ámbitos, desde que ocurriera el accidente del Hotel Saratoga. Prácticamente desde el minuto cero de la fatídica explosión, la máxima dirección del país ha mantenido un riguroso seguimiento a cada una de las acciones que ha sido necesario llevar a cabo.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-20). 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…

____ (2022-05-20). Metropolitan Police "partygate" investigation ends with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson unscathed. wsws.org Labour's campaign to remove Johnson, as an individual unfit to hold office, was designed to ensure that there would be no mobilisation of the working class to end the 12 years in office of a hated Tory government.

____ (2022-05-20). China's Zhurong rover switches to dormant mode in severe Martian dust storm. ecns.cn Mars rover Zhurong has been switched to dormant mode while waiting out a dust storm on the surface of the planet, the China National Space Administration said on Friday.

Staff (2022-05-20). Archivo CD: La República neocolonial. cubadebate.cu El panorama se tornaba más sombrío ante el ascenso arribista y el avance desaforado de la corrupción. El escepticismo, que se fue adueñando de las conciencias, se expresó en la voz de los intelectuales y en una tradición costumbrista que venía del siglo XIX. La imagen gráfica del chivo se asoció al fenómeno de la malversación de fondos públicos. La guataca simbolizó al adulador en procura de privilegios.

teleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-05-20). Docentes ecuatorianos mantienen protestas por reclamo salarial. telesurtv.net Los docentes se oponen al veto de las reformas de la ley de educación que comprenden el aumento de los salarios a los maestros.

teleSUR-mcs -HIM (2022-05-20). Instan a denunciar ilegalidades ante elecciones en Colombia. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con las autoridades, deben ser investigadas las empresas que incurran en la compra de votos en los comicios electorales.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-20). Check moles during Skin Cancer Awareness Month. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org MANKATO, Minn. — Learning your ABCs can alert you to changes in moles that could signal melanoma — the most serious type of skin cancer. For Skin Cancer Awareness Month in May, Mayo Clinic Health System is reminding people that while most moles are harmless and rarely become cancerous, monitoring them is still an important step in detecting skin cancer, especially malignant melanoma. Moles generally appear during childhood and adolescence, and most people have 10…

Lynda Carson (2022-05-20). 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:…

Burn A Light Productions (2022-05-20). 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…

____ (2022-05-20). 4 subway lines in Shanghai to resume service. ecns.cn Four subway lines in Shanghai will resume service starting Sunday, the Shanghai Shentong Metro Group said Friday, adding that passengers must hold a negative nucleic acid test result within 48 hours for entry.

____ (2022-05-20). New legal interpretation on wildlife protection issued. ecns.cn Buying or selling endangered wild animals raised through mass artificial breeding programs is not to be treated as a crime, a recent judicial interpretation said.

teleSUR- jaa -HIM (2022-05-20). Incendios forestales afectan más de 78.600 hectáreas en Honduras. telesurtv.net Al menos 155 de los 965 incendios registrados en mayo ocurrieron en microcuencas y otros 88 en zonas protegidas hondureñas.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-20). 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…

____ (2022-05-20). 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.

David Giesen (2022-05-20). Wednesday 5/18: Bernal Litterati [sic]: SF's longest-running prize-giving poetry gig. indybay.org outdoor amphitheater | (near Bernal Branch library) | 500 Cortland Avenue | San Francisco…

Megan Lucas, Romelly Rivera, Zakayya Nichols (2022-05-20). How Foster Care Affects Outcomes in Adulthood. indybay.org This article takes a look at the Foster Care system, and how it can affect life in adulthood.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-20). 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…

WorkWeek (2022-05-20). 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…

teleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-05-20). Beijing rechaza bloqueo de Canadá a telefónicas chinas. telesurtv.net El portavoz de la Cancillería, Wang Wenbin, afirmó que ello "daña gravemente los derechos e intereses legítimos de las empresas chinas".

teleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-05-20). Censo revela que Argentina supera los 47 millones de habitantes. telesurtv.net Según los datos revelados, Argentina cuenta con 7.210.311 personas más que las registradas por el censo de 2010.

____ (2022-05-20). Eastern front: Japanese-Russian relations continue to deteriorate. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Kyodo NewsMay 20, 2022 Ex-residents on Russian-held islets may need visas for grave visits Former Japanese residents on the Russian-controlled, Japan-claimed islands off Hokkaido may be required to obtain visas in future travel to the islets when they visit their families' graves there, a senior official at Russia's foreign ministry has said. The possible change …

teleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-05-20). Uruguayos marcharán por desaparecidos de la última dictadura. telesurtv.net En la marcha, los uruguayos denunciarán el secretismo al que están sometidos los detalles de las operaciones militares realizadas bajo la dictadura.

____ (2022-05-20). Japan's DM wants meeting with ASEAN counterparts contra Russia, China. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Kyodo NewsMay 20, 2022 Japan eyes defense minister talks with ASEAN in June in Cambodia Japan is considering holding a meeting of defense ministers with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in late June in Cambodia as part of efforts to counter China's growing maritime assertiveness, government sources said Friday. With the envisaged talks, Japanese …

____ (2022-05-20). U.S. military Osprey aircraft makes 'unusual' landing at airport in Japan. ecns.cn A U.S. military Osprey aircraft made what local media described as an "unusual landing" at an an airport in Japan's southwestern prefecture of Kagoshima on Friday.

teleSUR, SH (2022-05-20). Emmanuel Macron anunciará la composición de su nuevo gobierno. telesurtv.net Según medios franceses el primer Consejo de Ministros del nuevo gobierno de Macron tendrá lugar el lunes 23 de mayo.

Staff (2022-05-20). Envíanos tu foto de la lluvia. cubadebate.cu 📷🌧 øTe bañaste en el aguacero? øDónde estabas cuando cayó la primera lluvia de mayo? Mándanos tu imagen al correo comentacubadebate@gmail.com y las publicaremos este domingo en nuestra página y redes sociales.

Anand Naidoo (2022-05-20). The Heat: Could the stalled Iran nuclear talks soon be back on track? america.cgtn.com

Jason Ditz (2022-05-20). Yemen's Houthis Confirm Considering Truce Extension. news.antiwar.com Seven years of war in Yemen have seen precious few ceasefires. The current ceasefire, which began at the start of April, was the longest and by far the most successful. A two-month deal, it is scheduled to end June 2. | Earlier this week the UN reported they'd raised a possible extension. Yemen's Houthis confirmed that Wednesday, It's a good deal for the civilians involved, as there haven't been any airstrikes, and the aid delivery is starting to pick up steam with an…

____ (2022-05-20). 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.

____ (2022-05-20). New species of Chinese giant salamander discovered. ecns.cn A team of Chinese scientists has discovered a new species of Chinese giant salamander (CGS) at a nature reserve in east China's Jiangxi Province.

____ (2022-05-20). Ancient Chinese physician Bian Que's book to be published this year. ecns.cn The content of ancient Chinese physician Bian Que and Cang Gong's book, Tianhui Medical Bamboo Slips, will be published this year, Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine announced Wednesday.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-20). Immunotherapy may play role in treating nonmetastatic gastroesophageal cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Immunotherapy has transformed treatment for patients with stage 4 metastatic esophageal and gastric cancers. In patients with these malignancies, immunotherapy has been shown to prolong survival when patients' tumors exhibit a high expression of an immune-related protein called PD-L1. Researchers are now investigating whether immunotherapy benefits patients who do not have stage 4 metastatic disease. In these patients, tumors have not spread to distant organs. A study highlighting this research is published…

The Canary (2022-05-20). Sub-postmaster 'blamed staff' for Horizon IT system shortfalls. thecanary.co

Staff (2022-05-20). Irán se ofrece a mediar en el conflicto entre Rusia y Ucrania. cubadebate.cu Teherán está dispuesto a actuar como mediador entre Kiev y Moscú, dijo el jueves el ministro iraní de Asuntos Exteriores, Hossein Amir Abdullahian, mientras se desarrolla la guerra y tras varias ofertas hechas por terceros para mediar entre ambos países. El alto diplomático iraní subrayó que es posible un avance "si Estados Unidos actúa de forma racional".

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-20). 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…

teleSUR, rp, ER, JGN (2022-05-20). øQué pasaría si desaparecen todas las abejas del mundo?>. telesurtv.net La FAO indica que las abejas polinizan el 71 por ciento de los cultivos que proporcionan el 90 por ciento de los alimentos en todo el mundo.

Staff (2022-05-20). España es el país no africano con mayor número de casos positivos a la viruela del mono. cubadebate.cu El Ministerio de Sanidad de España ha informado que 23 de los casos sospechosos de infección con la viruela del mono dieron positivo a las pruebas PCR realizadas en el Centro Nacional de Microbiología (CNM). De este modo, ya ascienden a 30 los casos confirmados del virus, endógeno de àÅfrica central y occidental.

teleSUR, SH (2022-05-20). 290 municipios colombianos en riesgo extremo ante presidenciales. telesurtv.net La Defensoría del Pueblo señaló que los departamentos con mayor número de municipios con riesgo extremo son Cauca, Nariño, Chocó, Norte de Santander y Antioquia.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-20). 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…

KALW 91.7 FM Bay Area (2022-05-20). Sunday 5/22: Allure of Authoritarianism: What Makes Humans Deny Truth & Accept Totalitarian Propaganda? indybay.org Radio broadcast on KALW @ 91.7 FM…

teleSUR, SH (2022-05-20). Liberan a Salvadoreña acusada de abortar en el 2011. telesurtv.net El 12 de diciembre de 2011, Jacqueline fue condenada a 15 años de cárcel por el delito de homicidio en grado de tentativa.

____ (2022-05-20). Two more Sanxingdui Ruins cultural relics debut in SW China. ecns.cn Two more cultural relics from the sought-after Sanxingdui Ruins in Southwest China's Sichuan Province debuted at Yibin Museum on this year's International Museums Day, which fell on Wednesday.

Staff (2022-05-20). Canadá podría prohibir los equipos 5G de las compañías chinas Huawei y ZTE. cubadebate.cu Canadá anunció este jueves que planea prohibir la instalación de los equipos 5G de las compañías chinas Huawei y ZTE en su territorio con el fin de proteger su seguridad nacional. "Tenemos la intención de excluir a Huawei y ZTE de nuestras redes 5G", afirmó en una conferencia el ministro de Industria canadiense, Franàßois-Philippe Champagne.

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-05-20). Demands on Wells Fargo to Stop Funding Climate Crisis Continue. indybay.org Extinction Rebellion holds yet another protest action at a Wells Fargo branch…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-20). Researchers seek to improve success of chimeric antigen receptor-T cell therapy in non-Hodgkin lymphoma. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A study published by researchers from Mayo Clinic Cancer Center at Mayo Clinic in Florida and Case Western, Cleveland Medical Center, investigates the reasons for decreasing remission rates for patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma treated with chimeric antigen receptor-T cell therapy (CAR-T cell therapy). The study is published in Cancer Discovery. "CAR-T cell therapy is a promising treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma, especially for patients who have relapsed or those who have not responded…

The Canary (2022-05-20). Calls for Home Office probe into handling of 'abusive MI5 agent' case. thecanary.co Priti Patel is facing calls to investigate reports an MI5 agent exploited his status to terrorise and attack his girlfriend. | Labour's shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper said there needed to be an "independent assessment" of how the "troubling" case was handled, after the BBC reported the man attacked the woman with a machete and threatened to kill her. | It comes as it emerged the woman, known as Beth in the report which is not her real name, has launched a legal case against MI5. | According to the Centre for Women's Justice (CWJ), she has launched a legal complaint and made a claim in the Investigatory Power…

____ (2022-05-20). 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.

teleSUR- lvm -HIM (2022-05-20). OMS insta a países de Europa a protegerse ante olas de calor. telesurtv.net Las temperaturas extremas representaron el 93 por ciento de las muertes, según señaló la OMS.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-20). Ask the Mayo Mom: Polycystic kidney disease can affect children, too. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Polycystic kidney disease is an inherited disorder where clusters of cysts develop within the kidneys, causing the kidneys to enlarge and lose function over time. The cysts, which are noncancerous sacs containing fluid, vary in size, and they can grow to be large. This disorder can occur in children and adults. The two main types of polycystic kidney disease, caused by different genetic flaws, are: Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD). Signs and symptoms of ADPKD often develop…

____ (2022-05-20). 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.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-05-20). Honorable William Alexander Leidesdorff, Jr. at Negro Bar State Historic Park. indybay.org Enslaved and Free, people of African Descent played a profound role in authentic California History. US Army Corp of Topographical Engineers led by John C. Fremont testimony shows the placement of the "African Founding Father of California" and so many "hidden figures" soon valued and preserved at Negro Bar State Historic Park in a good way. Negro Hill, Mormon Island and Negro Bar, Gold Mining Towns on the way to California Statehood, September 9, 1850.

Staff (2022-05-20). Con Filo: Verdad y ternura (+ Video). cubadebate.cu En estos días turbulentos el odio aflora: la polarización que provoca la política en las redes digitales ciega a algunos, la falta de "reglas éticas" en internet pervierte a otros. Pero, en medio de ese panorama, viene bien recordar a Martí: "No son inútiles la verdad y la ternura". De esa verdad y ternura necesitadas se habló en el programa Con Filo este jueves.

Gustav Viktor Smigielski, Heinrich Frei (2022-05-20). The Great Reboot and Investing in Death. indybay.org The World Economic Forum (WEF) continues to propagate a highly hierarchized society in which the most powerful actors decide how society should develop – far removed from democratic processes. The class of owners wants to expand its influence through the corporations it owns and make it quasi-legal. The US is now spending $100K per minute on new nuclear weapons!

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-05-20). Discover the Historic Gold Mining Town of Negro Bar, Sacramento County, California. indybay.org Since the California Gold Rush Era, the Gold Mining Town of Negro Bar, Sacramento California remains a crown jewel along today's American River Parkway; the debate will preserve or erase all authentic aspects of people of African Descent from California History.

____ (2022-05-20). Workers Struggles: Asia and Australia. wsws.org India: Water and sewerage contract workers strike in Tamil Nadu; Telangana college teachers hold state-wide protest; Sri Lankan health workers protest; Australia: Aged care workers strike for improved pay and conditions in Adelaide and Townsville.

teleSUR, mcs, SH (2022-05-20). Parlamento uruguayo interpela a la ministra de Economía. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con los representantes del Frente Amplio, las medidas de la ejecutiva para amortiguar la crisis económica del país son tardías e ineficaces.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-20). 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…

Anonymous103 (2022-05-20). In Video: Russian Military Column On Fire. southfront.org

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-05-20). Alabama Congresswomen Sewell Announces National Park Service Success. indybay.org As we prepare to host The World Conference of Mayors, Inc., Historic Black Towns and Settlements Alliance to San Diego, California the blessed news as we ramp up our National Campaign for Rosa Louise McCauley Parks Day of Observance…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-20). Mayo Clinic Minute: How lifestyle changes may help manage menopause symptoms. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The average healthy woman begins menopause at 51, though some women will begin in their 40s or in their late 50s. It's a natural biological process that marks the time a woman ends her menstrual cycle. During National Women's Health Week, health care professionals at Mayo Clinic want to remind all women that mood swings, hot flashes and difficulty sleeping are common symptoms that can be effectively managed with hormone therapy. Lifestyle changes also can…

teleSUR, SH (2022-05-20). Argentina reconoce masacre de Napalpí como crimen de lesa humanidad. telesurtv.net El juicio buscaba establecer cómo ocurrió la masacre de Napalpí, en la que fueron asesinados miembros de los pueblos indígenas qom y moqoit.

imperial.ac.uk (2022-05-20). World Bee Day: Imperial bee scientists share their research. imperial.ac.uk World bee day celebrates the importance of bees in providing food security, sustainable agriculture, biodiversity, and the gentle buzz of summer.

teleSUR, JDO (2022-05-20). Gustavo Petro denuncia plan para suspender elecciones en Colombia. telesurtv.net Afirmó que la derecha quiere escamotear la victoria del pueblo en presidenciales de 29M y llamó a tener calma si se produce un golpe.

teleSUR- jaa -HIM (2022-05-20). Por primera vez, árbitras participarán en Copa Mundial de la FIFA. telesurtv.net El presidente de arbitraje de la FIFA, Pierluigi Collina, dijo esperar que la inclusión de mujeres como árbitras en competiciones masculinas pase a ser algo normal.

teleSUR- lvm -HIM (2022-05-20). Convocan a cerrar hospitales por inseguridad en Haití. telesurtv.net El Hospital Bernard Mevs se pronunció en alianza con la Sociedad Haitiana de Pediatría e informó se habilitará una sala de emergencia solo para situaciones extremas.

Haymarket Books (2022-05-20). Wednesday 5/25: Community as Rebellion: Surviving Academia as a Woman of Color. indybay.org Online event – FREE…

National Mobilization for ReproductiveJustice (2022-05-20). Taking It To the Streets for Reproductive Justice for ALL! indybay.org Tye-Leigha from the National Mobilization for Reproductive Justice making the connections to how the attack on Roe v. Wade is connected to attacks on trans folk, people of color, and marginalized folks. | Video 1: 22…

Staff (2022-05-20). Diseñan algoritmo que detecta la "falta de felicidad" en las redes sociales. cubadebate.cu Según la teoría de la elección del psiquiatra William Glasser, existen cinco necesidades básicas que se encuentran en los cimientos de todo comportamiento humano: la supervivencia, el poder, la libertad, el sentimiento de pertenencia y la diversión.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-20). 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….

The Canary (2022-05-20). Failure to save the Congo Basin forest 'would mean world loses climate fight'. thecanary.co Failing to conserve the carbon-rich forests of the Congo Basin would mean the world loses the fight against climate change, officials in Gabon have warned. | The central African country's sustainable forestry and rainforest conservation are storing carbon, helping wildlife and providing jobs — and should be supported as part of global efforts to address the climate and nature crises, they urge. | The call comes after countries at the Cop26 summit in Glasgow made renewed commitments to reverse deforestation, and ahead of the "Nature Cop" in China later this year to agree a deal to protect the world's wildlif…

____ (2022-05-20). Chinese, Timor-Leste's presidents exchange congratulations on 20th anniversary of diplomatic ties. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Timor-Leste's counterpart, Jose Ramos-Horta, exchanged congratulatory messages Friday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Timor-Leste's restoration of independence and the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries.

____ (2022-05-20). 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.

Adriaan Alsema (2022-05-20). Colombia's establishment candidate disappoints in election polls. colombiareports.com The participation of Colombia's establishment candidate Federico Gutierrez in the second round of the elections is no done deal, multiple polls suggest. Three polls that were released on Thursday showed…

Fave Photos (2022-05-20). 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.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-20). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-20). 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…

____ (2022-05-20). 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.

teleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-05-20). Rusia aumenta capacidades defensivas ante expansión de la OTAN. telesurtv.net El ministro de Defensa ruso, Serguéi Shoigú, afirmó que 12 unidades militares serán formadas en el oeste del país.

teleSUR- lvm (2022-05-20). Perú declarará alerta epidemiológica por viruela del simio. telesurtv.net Entre los síntomas reconocidos de la enfermedad se encuentra la fiebre, el dolor de cabeza, malestares musculares, ganglios linfáticos inflamados y erupciones cutáneas.

Staff (2022-05-20). El tiempo: Calor, algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas en occidente. cubadebate.cu 🌦Estará mayormente nublado en gran parte del país, con algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas desde el final de la mañana en la región occidental, que serán aislados en centro y oriente.

Jake Johnson (2022-05-20). 'She Can Win If We Stand With Her': Sanders to Rally for Cisneros in Texas. commondreams.org "Her opponent, one of the very few anti-choice Democrats in Congress, is funded by over a million dollars in corporate contributions from Big Oil companies," said Sen. Bernie Sanders.

teleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-05-20). Continúa sin conciliación el conflicto minero en Perú. telesurtv.net Los comuneros rechazaron la oferta del primer ministro quien les pidió abandonar el terreno a cambio de nuevas tierras.

Anti Police-Terror Project & CRC (2022-05-20). Wednesday 5/18: Solidarity With Buffalo from Oakland, California – A Vigil & Healing Circle. indybay.org Oscar Grant Plaza, outside of Oakland City Hall, Oakland CA, 94642…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-20). 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…

imperial.ac.uk (2022-05-20). Rio Earth Summit – 30 years on: Imperial and UN experts reflect on landmark meet. imperial.ac.uk Imperial's Global Development Hub hosted a seminar to reflect on the Rio Earth Summit, which took place 30 years ago, and progress since.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-20). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Managing nosebleeds. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My daughter seems to be prone to nosebleeds, and I am unsure why. She is 19 and has allergies. Over the past few months, she has experienced several nosebleeds that lasted a long time. She has had no trauma to her nose. Why does this happen, and how can I help her? ANSWER: At some point, almost everyone will experience a nosebleed, also known as epistaxis. They are fairly common, especially during dry winter…

____ (2022-05-20). Over 100 monkeypox infections detected in 10 countries as unprecedented outbreak spreads globally. wsws.org An unprecedented outbreak of monkeypox virus has officially spread to nine countries outside of Africa, with 107 confirmed or suspected cases reported as of this writing, in the United Kingdom (9 cases), Portugal (34), Spain (32), France (1), Belgium (2), Sweden (1), Italy (3), Canada (22), the United States (2), and Australia (1).

Staff (2022-05-20). El Salvador: Liberan a mujer acusada de abortar, tras años de prisión. cubadebate.cu El 12 de diciembre de 2011 Jacqueline fue condenada a 15 años de cárcel por el delito de homicidio en grado de tentativa, tras tener un parto extrahospitalario. Este jueves fue puesta en libertad, más de una década en prisión después. Este caso confirma el camino para la libertad de todas las mujeres criminalizadas por aborto y emergencias obstétricas.

Newsroom (2022-05-20). First polio outbreak in 30 years declared in Mozambique. moderndiplomacy.eu Health authorities in Mozambique declared an outbreak of wild poliovirus on Wednesday after confirming that a child in the country's north-eastern Tete province, had contracted the disease. This marks the second imported case of wild poliovirus in southern Africa this year, following an outbreak in Malawi in mid-February, said the World Health Organization's (WHO) Regional …

Newsroom (2022-05-20). World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2022 Returns to Davos. moderndiplomacy.eu The World Economic Forum announced today the theme and details of its Annual Meeting 2022, to be held 22-26 May in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. The theme is, History at a Turning Point: Government Policies and Business Strategies. After a two-year hiatus, the meeting will bring together nearly 2,500 leaders and experts from around the globe, all …

Ben Burgis (2022-05-20). Nationalize Baby Formula Production. zcomm.org Across the country, millions of parents are desperately searching for baby formula. Why are we letting the private sector alone handle such a vital good?>

Ennedith Lopez (2022-05-20). Overturning Roe Will Lead to a Human Rights Crisis for All Americans. zcomm.org Generations have fought for these fundamental rights, and now is not the time to regress. No one is immune to this abuse of power, so all of us need to fight it…

Newsroom (2022-05-20). Mali's withdrawal from G5 Sahel, Joint Force 'a setback' for the region. moderndiplomacy.eu Mali's decision on 15 May to withdraw from the G5-Sahel group and its Joint Force is "unfortunate" and "regrettable", a senior United Nations official told the Security Council on Wednesday, as she urged countries in the region to redouble efforts to protect human rights, amid protracted political and security crises. Martha Ama Akyaa Pobee, Assistant …

Newsroom (2022-05-20). First international day spotlighting women working in the maritime industry. moderndiplomacy.eu The first ever International Day for Women in Maritime kicked off its inaugural celebration on Wednesday with a seminar to "take stock and identify areas where improvement is needed", the top UN official representing seafarers said. "Women account for just 20 per cent of the workforce in the maritime authorities of Member States and 29 …

Eric Zuesse (2022-05-20). U.S. Violates Its Promises to China; Asserts Authority Over Taiwan. moderndiplomacy.eu As Werner Ràºgemer headlined on 28 November 2021 and truthfully summarized the relevant history, "Taiwan: US deployment area against mainland China — since 1945". However, despite that fact, America did officially issue a "Joint Communique" with China recognizing and acknowledging not only that Taiwan is a province of China but that for America or its …

David Sirota (2022-05-20). The Democratic Party's Leadership Is Trying to Destroy Progressives. zcomm.org Democratic leadership and their corporate donors are now doing everything they can to destroy those progressives…

Newsroom (2022-05-20). 'Lifeline' of renewable energy can steer world out of climate crisis. moderndiplomacy.eu Greenhouse gas concentrations, sea level rises, ocean heat levels and acidification, all set new records during 2021, while some glaciers reached the point of no return, according to the latest flagship report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), published on Wednesday. The State of the Climate 2021 indicates that extreme weather — the day-to-day face …

Jason Kerzinski (2022-05-20). 'That's why I'm sticking with Starbucks—to make it better'. zcomm.org Six workers at the Maple Street Starbucks in New Orleans why they're fighting to unionize…

Dr. Arshad M. Khan (2022-05-20). Nuclear Weapons: How Safe Are We? moderndiplomacy.eu Some sixty years ago, American psychologist Abraham Maslow formulated a five tier hierarchy of needs. First, food and shelter followed by safety and so on, not that each need had to be satisfied fully to move to the next. It might explain why thousands marched in the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament in the 1950s …

Staff (2022-05-20). The Answer to the Latest Greedy War Spending Should Not Be Greed. davidswanson.org By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, May 20, 2022 I know I should consider myself lucky to have located anybody at all in the United States who opposes the latest $40 billion "for Ukraine." But from both the right and the left, those who oppose it almost universally express resentment of spending money "on Ukraine" …

____ (2022-05-20). Timothy Snyder claims "Russia is fascist": Falsification in the service of US-NATO war propaganda. wsws.org The New York Times' op-ed column by Timothy Snyder—"We Should Say It. Russia is Fascist"—is yet another example of the Yale professor's role as an unscrupulous purveyor of historical falsification aimed at legitimizing the US-NATO war against Russia.

Carol Lang (2022-05-20). 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.

Staff (2022-05-20). US Senate approves $40bn aid to Ukraine. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 19 (MNA) — The US Senate overwhelmingly approved nearly $40 billion in new aid for Ukraine on Thursday.

____ (2022-05-20). NATO chieftain touts new global reset. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOMay 19, 2022 NATO Secretary General to Allied Defence Chiefs: 'Reset' our posture to reflect new reality in Europe NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg addressed the Allied defence chiefs on Thursday (19 May 2022), at the start of the one-day Military Committee in Chiefs of Defence session. He outlined the changed security environment due to …

____ (2022-05-20). Ukraine, Finland, Sweden, Asia-Pacific 4 attend NATO war council. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOSupreme Headquarters Allied Powers EuropeMay 20, 2022 SACEUR attends Military Committee in Chiefs of Defence Session Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR) General Tod D. Wolters attended the Military Committee in Chiefs of Defence Session (MCCS) at NATO Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium May 19, 2022. The overall focus of the meeting was collective defence. *** Admiral …

JANET (2022-05-20). COVID-19, global warming, war can starve the world's poorest. iacenter.org By G. Dunkel May 19, 2022 Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, two-thirds of the families in the 70 poorest countries, the ones that the U.N. classifies as low- or medium- income, had their incomes drop so drastically that adults reported that they skipped eating so their kids could eat. Sometimes the adult fasts lasted for a day or more. (UNICEF-World Bank, March 9) People living in the richest countries of the world, on the average, have had their savings increase during the same period, due to assistance from the governments like extended unemployment benefits or payroll protection plans. The world's rich…

JANET (2022-05-20). From Shireen to Jenin, Justice for Palestine! iacenter.org By Betsey Piette May 19, 2022 Philadelphia Hundreds fill the streets of Philadelphia, marching for Palestine, May 15. Photo: Joe Piette. A "Philadelphia for Palestine" rally on the 74th anniversary of the Nakba drew hundreds of activists to Center City Philadelphia May 15. Many carried signs featuring pictures of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, murdered by Israeli soldiers May 11 while covering their raid in occupied Jenin. Several people held signs that read: "From Shireen to Jenin, Justice for Palestine!" The multinational rally and march, hosted by several Palestinian, progressive Jewish and…

Staff (2022-05-20). Venezuelan Parliament Approves Appointment of Ambassador to Argentina. orinocotribune.com Venezuela's National Assembly (AN) approved this Thursday, May 19, the appointment of Stella Marina Lugo as the "extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador" of Venezuela in Argentina. | The report presented by the Permanent Commission on Foreign Policy, Sovereignty and Integration highlights the role played by Venezuelan women in national and international politics. | It also highlights the coherence Stella Lugo has shown in her performance via her diplomatic work carried out in Buenos Aires, where she has been working as head of mission, without ambassador status and simply as charge d'affaires, since 2019.

Staff (2022-05-20). 2 US military convoys come under attack in Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 20 (MNA) — Iraqi news sources on late Thursday reported that two logistics convoys belonging to the US military were targeted in the Iraqi province of Babylon.

Staff (2022-05-20). Russia says 'nearing' full control of Luhansk. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 20 (MNA) — Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Friday Moscow was nearing full control of Ukraine's eastern separatist region of Lugansk.

Staff (2022-05-20). President Raeisi arrives in West Azarbaijan Province. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 20 (MNA) — Iran's President Ebrahim Raeisi arrived in West Azarbaijan province on Friday morning as part of his administration's regular visits to provinces to listen to people's grievances.

Staff (2022-05-20). Arab world can never protect Lebanon from Zionist aggression. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 20 (MNA) — Hezbollah Secretary-General Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah said that Arab world can never protect Lebanon from any Zionist aggression.

Staff (2022-05-20). Russia to be equipped with 2 nuclear-powered submarines. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 20 (MNA) — Russian Pacific Fleet's submarine will be equipped with a nuclear-powered strategic submarine, a multi-purpose nuclear underwater cruiser and a diesel-electric sub Magadan this year, a Russian Fleet Commander said on Friday.

Staff (2022-05-20). Iran supports UN efforts addressing food insecurity. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 20 (MNA) — As the whole world has been affected by food shortages, Iran's envoy and permanent representative to the United Nations said that Iran supports the United Nations' efforts to address food insecurity issues.

Staff (2022-05-20). Four stabbed in knife attack in Norway. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 20 (MNA) — At least four people were stabbed in Numedal in southeast Norway on Friday, with one of the victims left in a critical condition, the police have said.

Staff (2022-05-20). Iran attaches special importance to relations with India. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 20 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, during a phone talk, told his Indian counterpart that Iran attaches special importance to relations with India.

Staff (2022-05-20). 1 killed, 9 injured in S Korea oil refinery explosion. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 20 (MNA) — One person has been killed and nine others injured in an explosion at a refinery run by South Korean oil refiner S-Oil Corp. in the country's southwest, firefighters said Friday.

Staff (2022-05-20). No sign of Iran's unserioussness in Vienna talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 20 (MNA) — IAEA Chief Rafael Grossi said that there is no sign that the Iranian side is not serious about the nuclear talks.

Staff (2022-05-20). Constructive ties between countries key to regional security. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 20 (MNA) — Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi told Azerbaijani Deputy PM that the existence of constructive relations based on mutual interests between neighboring countries is the most effective factor in maintaining regional security.

Editor2 (2022-05-20). Canada: Ken Stone's Piece on Ukraine Rejected by Hamilton Spectator. orinocotribune.com The following Op-Ed was submitted to the Hamilton Spectator by Hamilton Coalition's treasurer Ken Stone. It, however, remains unpublished. | For your convenience, it is being reproduced below. Following the letter is the original editorial it was composed as a response to. | | Not Published in the Hamilton Spectator: My recent opinion piece, on the urgent need for the Trudeau government to stop fuelling the conflict in Ukraine and instead to seek a ceasefire and negotiated end to the crisis, was refused by the newspaper. Since the war began, the Spec has refused to publish anything from our Hamilton Co…

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