2021-09-25: News Headlines

Ben Norton (2021-09-25). US Congress outlines new phase of economic attacks and hybrid war on Nicaragua's Sandinista government. thegrayzone.com The US Congress invited neoconservative regime-change strategists for a hearing to discuss the next stage of hybrid warfare on Nicaragua's Sandinista government, which will likely involve creating an economic blockade, refusing to recognize the legitimacy of President Daniel Ortega, and borrowing tactics the Trump administration used in its coup attempt in Venezuela. A House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on September 21 set out plans for the next phase of the United States' hybrid warfare on Nicaragua, which aims to destabilize …

Editor (2021-09-25). Heads roll as Biden policies move to the Right. mronline.org The Washington Post has a piece on the current deportation of Haitian migrants from the U.S. and how it is charged with racism.

WSWS (2021-09-25). Thousands cleared from Texas border camp as detentions and deportations of Haitian refugees continue. wsws.org The effort of the Biden White House to deport thousands to a country engulfed in extreme poverty, widespread gang violence and political instability is an immense crime.

Editor2 (2021-09-25). AUKUS — A Dangerous Military Escalation of the New Cold War. orinocotribune.com By Dr Jenny Clegg and Keith Bennett — Sep 23, 2021 | In this topical and detailed analysis, British based activist and scholar Dr Jenny Clegg explains how the recently announced AUKUS military alliance represents a serious escalation of the New Cold War and constitutes a threat not only to China but to the entire region. Friends of Socialist China co-editor Keith Bennett also contributed to this article. | The new military AUKUS pact between Australia, the United States and Britain, announced last week, is a serious escalation of the new Cold War against China and of the militarisation of the Asia-Pacific re…

sputniknews (2021-09-25). 'War Criminal': Watch Crowd Boo Hillary Clinton as She Accepts Queen's University Chancellorship. sputniknews.com Hillary Clinton was appointed Queen's University's first female chancellor in January 2020, but she failed to visit the inauguration ceremony at the time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Editor2 (2021-09-25). Drop the Illusions: Biden is a Vicious Cold Warrior. orinocotribune.com By Carlos Martinez — Sep 22, 2021 | This original article by Friends of Socialist China co-editor After four years of Trump's unhinged anti-China rhetoric, combined with the intensification of US diplomatic and economic attacks on Chi…

WSWS (2021-09-25). Select Committee issues first round of subpoenas targeting high-level Trump conspirators in January 6 coup attempt. wsws.org Subpoenaed individuals include: former White House Chief of Staff, Mark Meadows; Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications, Daniel Scavino; Kashyap "Kash" Patel; chief of staff for former Acting Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller; and former White House Special Adviser Stephen Bannon.

WSWS (2021-09-25). Homeless man faces seven years in prison for a 43-cent "theft" in Pennsylvania. wsws.org Under Pennsylvania's three-strikes law, no matter how small the third theft is, the charge is an automatic felony and carries a 3- to 7-year sentence.

ecns.cn (2021-09-25). National security office of central gov't says U.S. plotting to wage 'color revolution' in Hong Kong. ecns.cn A fact sheet on U.S. interference in Hong Kong affairs released by the Chinese Foreign Ministry revealed that the United States has been plotting to wage a "color revolution" in Hong Kong, the Office for Safeguarding National Security of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) has said.

WSWS (2021-09-25). El Milagro Chicago tortilla factory workers locked out after walkout. wsws.org Tortilla factory workers at El Milagro in Chicago walked out Thursday to protest speedups, COVID-19 exposure, low wage and other issues.

WSWS (2021-09-25). Dana auto parts worker wrongfully fired in Toledo, Ohio. wsws.org Keaira Marsenburg, an auto parts worker at Toledo Driveline, was fired in a company- and union-backed conspiracy to remove the most class-conscious and militant workers from the shop floor amid ongoing negotiations between the UAW, USW and Dana.

WSWS (2021-09-25). Australia: Victorian outbreak the worst in the state since pandemic began. wsws.org The state Labor government is responding to record infection numbers by escalating its drive to lift lockdown measures in the interests of corporate profit.

Rima Najjar (2021-09-25). Wanted: A Palestinian Front for All Seasons. globalresearch.ca

Alan MacLeod (2021-09-25). Havana Syndrome, Directed Energy Weapons, and the New Cold War. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-25). Top U.S. envoy in Ukraine: "We have made this clear that further aggression from Russia will have costs and consequences" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Further aggression from Russia will have costs and consequences — Kvien The United States will continue to work to hold Russia accountable for its aggression against Ukraine, according to U.S. Chargé d'Affaires Kristina Kvien. **** "As Ukraine works towards Euro-Atlantic integration, we must remain clear-eyed about the challenges Ukraine faces, both from within and from …

Dr. Gary G. Kohls (2021-09-25). What Everybody Needs to Know About the Annual Flu Shots, Before Giving Fully-informed Consent. globalresearch.ca

G. Dunkel (2021-09-25). New York solidarity with Zimbabwe. workers.org On the eve of the opening of the United Nations' General Assembly in New York City, the Brooklyn-based December 12th Movement organized a Pan-African support rally Sept. 18 with the theme: "Zimbabwe will never be a colony again." Zimbabwe, formerly known as Rhodesia, won its independence in 1979 in a . . . |

Staff (2021-09-25). Venezuelan Government and Opposition Resume Mexico Talks Today — 3rd Round. orinocotribune.com The objective of the dialogues is to reach agreements that would return Venezuela's extremist opposition to the democratic process, and the lifting of economic sanctions. | The delegations from the Venezuelan government and the opposition meet again this Friday, September 24 for the third round of dialogues in the Mexican capital, with the mediation of the Norway, know as the Mexico Talks. | The head of the government delegation, Jorge Rodríguez, declared that this new round of discussions will focus on Venezuela's request for the return of the assets stolen from the South American country and held in bank accoun…

AT Contributor (2021-09-25). Meng freedom unlocks China hostage diplomacy case. asiatimes.com Canada freed a Chinese telecoms executive and two Canadians imprisoned in what China's Western critics branded "hostage diplomacy" headed home Friday, drawing a close to an episode that has poisoned ties between the two countries and Washington. Meng Wanzhou — the 49-year-old daughter of Ren Zhengfei, the billionaire founder of world-leading telecoms equipment supplier Huawei …

ecns.cn (2021-09-25). Meng Wanzhou returning to China. ecns.cn Through unremitting efforts of the Chinese government, Ms. Meng Wanzhou has already left Canada, on 24 September local time, on a charter flight organized by the Chinese government. She will soon return to her home country and reunite with her family.

ecns.cn (2021-09-25). 65 countries oppose interference in China's internal affairs under pretext of human rights. ecns.cn Pakistan on Friday delivered a joint statement on behalf of 65 countries at the 48th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, stressing that respect for the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of states and non-interference in the internal affairs of sovereign states represent basic norms that govern international relations.

WSWS (2021-09-25). Brazil's Bolsonaro attacks socialism and COVID-19 lockdowns at UN. wsws.org Bolsonaro praised the recent fascistic demonstrations in Brazil and defended his criminal "herd immunity" policy that has caused nearly 600,000 COVID-19 deaths.

Kevin Gosztola (2021-09-25). 9/11 Cinema: Karl Rove Asks Hollywood To Help 'Win The War On Evil'. thedissenter.org Following the 9/11 attacks, Bush administration senior adviser Karl Rove went to Hollywood for a meeting on their role in 'war on terrorism.'

Sara Flounders (2021-09-25). In New York City, taxi drivers demand debt forgiveness. workers.org The New York Taxi Workers Alliance organized a Sept. 19 rally and a 24/7 protest encampment for Debt Forgiveness at City Hall in Manhattan. Thousands of drivers are locked in lifelong debt and are at risk of bankruptcy, of losing their homes, cabs and savings. The drivers are heavily in . . . |

Dr. Bryan Ardis (2021-09-25). Video: Covid-19, "What are They Doing to These Patients". Dr. Bryan Ardis, Dr. Wolfgang Wodarg, Dr. Reiner Fuellmich. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-25). Chelsea Manning challenges attempt to permanently bar her from Canada under Ottawa's state secrecy laws. wsws.org The Canadian government plans to argue that the persecuted US whistleblower should be permanently barred from entering the country at an Immigration and Refugee Board hearing scheduled for October 7.

WSWS (2021-09-25). "These new laws are breaching human rights"—SEP electoral members condemn new Australian laws. wsws.org "It's important to achieve social equality and give a voice to the working class, because it doesn't have one in modern society," Bianca, a new SEP electoral member, said.

WSWS (2021-09-25). Acclaimed photographer Stephen Dupont denounces MGM's "burying" of Minamata in North America. wsws.org "MGM is not just punishing Depp but everyone else, the other actors, the director, the cinematographer, writers, all those involved," says W. Eugene Smith award winner.

Ted Kelly (2021-09-25). 'Tear Down the Walls! Free Them All!'. workers.org The following are excerpts given at a Sept. 19 "Shut Down Fayette" rally in front of Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pa. Molly Maguire My great-great-grandfather, Michael Kelly, was born in Schuylkill County. His parents were from Ireland. He was the first in my family to be born in this . . . |

Andrew Korybko (2021-09-25). The US, UK, Australia (AUKUS) Alliance against France. globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2021-09-25). Fact sheet exposes U.S. meddling in Hong Kong. ecns.cn The Foreign Ministry on Friday issued a fact sheet revealing how the United States has interfered in Hong Kong affairs and supported anti-China and destabilizing forces, and said that China will make a firm and strong response.

Michael Welch (2021-09-25). Canadian Election 44: No Mice in the Field of Cats. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-25). Event marks unity of Abkhazia, Donetsk, Lugansk, South Ossetia and Syria. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Bibilov presented the Order of Friendship to the guests from Syria, Abkhazia, DPR and LPR For contribution to the development and strengthening of friendly relations and in connection with the celebration of the 31st anniversary of the formation of the Republic, President of South Ossetia Anatoly Bibilov presented state awards — the Order of Friendship …

WSWS (2021-09-25). Australian government speeds up plans for nuclear-powered submarines to confront China. wsws.org These moves indicate that preparations for war, potentially within years, not decades, are intensifying.

WSWS (2021-09-25). WHO/ILO study says nearly 2 million workers globally die from work-related issues each year. wsws.org The report documents the enormous toll taken by unhealthy work environments, citing long hours as the leading health risk having caused 750,000 work-related deaths in 2016.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-25). Headed to Georgia, Turkey: NATO ships return to Black Sea. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Bulgaria, Romania and Turkey are full NATO members, Georgia and Ukraine are NATO Enhanced Opportunities Partners. The only littoral state not a NATO member or advanced partner is Russia. Non-recognized Abkhazia also is on the Black Sea. It would be an immediate target in NATO's plans for the "liberation of occupied territories." Moldova is also …

WSWS (2021-09-25). Tensions rise as Sterling Heights Assembly Plant workers begin ninety consecutive days at work. wsws.org The "critical plant" status being invoked by management was part of the 2019 sellout contract negotiated by the United Auto Workers with Stellantis.

ecns.cn (2021-09-25). China vows to continue support for UN nuclear test ban treaty. ecns.cn China will never be an obstacle to a multilateral treaty that bans all nuclear tests, and will continue to make contribution to facilitate its entry into force, a Chinese envoy reiterated Friday to a high-level United Nations conference.

Renee Parsons (2021-09-25). "US Sovereignty": NATO Takes over Norfolk Naval Base. globalresearch.ca

Gary Olson (2021-09-25). Decolonizing Minds, Including My Own, About U.S. Capitalist State Settler Colonialism. dissidentvoice.org The discovery of gold and silver in America, the extirpation, enslavement and entombment in mines of the aboriginal population, the beginning of the conquest and looting of the East Indies, the turning of Africa into a warren for the hunting of black skins, signaled the rosy dawn of the era of capitalist production. These idyllic …

WSWS (2021-09-25). Entertainment industry union IATSE calls for strike authorization vote. wsws.org IATSE called for a strike authorization vote while tens of thousands of entertainment workers operate in increasingly unsafe working conditions.

Azadeh Shahshahani (2021-09-25). Afghanistan and Beyond: End U.S. War-Making Everywhere. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-25). Italy arrests ex-Catalan regional Premier Puigdemont for extradition to Spain. wsws.org Carles Puigdemont was released shortly after his arrest, executed by Spanish and Italian police agencies apparently without the knowledge of the Italian government.

WSWS (2021-09-25). The international significance of Germany's federal election and the campaign of the Socialist Equality Party. wsws.org The contradictions of world capitalism, which the German ruling class tried to resolve in the 20th century by means of war and fascism, are violently reemerging.

WSWS (2021-09-25). Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and New Zealand. wsws.org India: Village health nurses protest in Tamil Nadu for shorter hours; Andhra Pradesh contract medical officers demand unpaid salaries; Australian truck drivers strike for better pay…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-25). Ukrainian troops storm beach in Sea of Azov during NATO drills. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Among the fifteen nations participating in the U.S.-led war games are Turkey, Pakistan and Jordan. Ukrainian troops land on Azov Sea coast in NATO drillsThe Joint Efforts 2021 military drills kicked off in Ukraine on September 22 Ukrainian marines landed on the coast of the Sea of Azov in the Joint Efforts 2021 drills involving …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-09-25). "Shrink the World's Population": Secret 2009 Meeting of Billionaires "Good Club" globalresearch.ca Revised version …

Gloria Rubac (2021-09-25). Changing racist name of prisons is 'like putting lipstick on a pig'. workers.org Outrage over the Minneapolis police murder of George Floyd in May 2020 was immediate. This righteous anger took many forms, from marches and rallies to toppling racist statues, shutting down highways and even setting fire to police stations. The disgust was palpable and widespread. W. F. Ramsey prison farm in . . . |

WSWS (2021-09-25). Australia: Thousands of NSW rail workers to strike Tuesday. wsws.org More than 8,000 train drivers, guards and other workers are engaged in industrial action against the state-owned rail companies.

WSWS (2021-09-25). Florida Governor DeSantis appoints right-wing surgeon general to oversee state's COVID policy. wsws.org The appointment of Dr. Joseph Ladapo as surgeon general provides Governor DeSantis pseudoscientific cover in his efforts to continue to let the virus rip through the state.

teleSUR, drl, JDO (2021-09-25). Cuba envía a Vietnam primer lote de su vacuna anticovid Abdala. telesurtv.net Luego de la visita de la semana anterior del presidente vietnamita a Cuba se firmó un suministro de 5 millones de dosis.

Candice Bernd (2021-09-25). Activists Ramp Up Pressure on Biden Administration Ahead of UN Climate Talks. zcomm.org "It's a really important report because it could very well serve as a blueprint for regulatory action for federal agencies if it's bold and meets the Biden administration's rhetoric on climate."

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). West Nile virus cases reported across the US. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Female Culex mosquito, courtesy: CDC Cases of West Nile virus, a mosquito-borne illness, have been reported across the U.S. It's the leading cause of mosquito-borne disease in the continental U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)."We are currently seeing high levels of West Nile virus infection across many parts of the United States, including a higher number than normal of people with neuroinvasive disease ‚Äï the most severe form of infection,"…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). Science Saturday: A fountain of youth for aging muscles. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Regenerative medicine could hold the keys to rejuvenating older muscles, and research supporting that will be featured at the Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery. Preclinical research by Helen Blau, Ph.D., Stanford University School of Medicine, discovered a protein that triggers muscle loss and a way to block it to restore youthful muscle strength. Dr. Blau, director of the Baxter Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology at Stanford University School of Medicine, will present her research in a virtual…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-25). U.S. is Ukraine's strategic ally in "countering Russian aggression," to provide $300 million more in military aid. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukraine, U.S. to strengthen defense cooperation — Kvien "President Zelensky and President Biden met recently at the White House….Both President Biden and President Zelensky are committed to Ukraine's Western orientation and full Euro-Atlantic integration," [U.S. Chargé d'Affaires Kristina] Kvien said. She said that the United States and Ukraine were going to work together using tools …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). Mayo Clinic Healthcare and Bupa UK Insurance announce new agreement. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic Healthcare, the London facility of acclaimed healthcare provider Mayo Clinic, and Bupa, the UK's leading health insurer, have announced a new two-year agreement to deliver care to Bupa's customers. Mayo Clinic Healthcare, 15 Portland Place, London The agreement enables Bupa's UK health insurance customers to access care at Mayo Clinic Healthcare, including consultations, diagnostics, endoscopy, MRI and CT services at the clinic in Portland Place, London. Mayo Clinic Healthcare also provides a secondary…

CPVAW (2021-09-25). Friday 10/22: Cyber Abuse & How to Stop It. indybay.org Free Online Event. RSVP is required to receive the Zoom link: www.eventbrite.com/e/cyber-abuse-how-to-stop-it-tickets-173764794177 | The link will be sent closer to the date of the event.

Anonymous007 (2021-09-25). Military Situation In Yemen On September 25, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 129 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On September 24, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 2 airstrikes on the Shada district | On September 24, Ansar Allah attacked positions of Saudi coalition in Abha Airport with a suicide drone | On September 25, clashes between Ansar Allah and Saudi-led forces continued in the west of Marib city | On September 25,…

Center for Biological Diversity (2021-09-25). New Study: Tiny Minority of Local Poachers Is Driving Red Wolves to Extinction. indybay.org Fewer Than 10 Red Wolves Remain in Wild…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Accurate diagnosis is key to treating lymphoma. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system, which is part of the body's germ-fighting network. The lymphatic system includes the lymph nodes or glands, the spleen, the thymus gland, and bone marrow. While many types of lymphoma exist, the main subtypes are Hodgkin's lymphoma and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Knowing exactly which type of lymphoma you have is key to developing an effective treatment plan. "The main problem with lymphoma is accurate diagnosis," says Dr. Jose…

Dan Bacher (2021-09-25). Time and Again: An exhibition centering on Rigo 23's statue of Native activist Leonard Peltier. indybay.org This exhibit centers on "Leonard Peltier – Waiting," a mixed media 12 X 6 X 9 foot statue that is based on a painted self-portrait that Peltier painted from prison. The statue has been exhibited in four other venues, in Washington, DC; Los Angeles and San Francisco, according to Rigo 23.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-25). Georgia: small nation, but willing to sacrifice sons in NATO wars around the world. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com At one point Georgia was the third-largest troop contributor for the wars in both Iraq and Afghanistan (with a total population of only some 3.5 million), with only the U.S. and Britain deploying more. In August of 2008 the Pentagon airlifted all 2,000 Georgian troops in Iraq home to join in the war with Russia …

Anonymous103 (2021-09-25). As The Southern Border Dissolves, So Does Biden's Agenda. southfront.org Illustrative ImageChaos at the Border, Chaos on the Hill | Written by William Stroock, observer, author of military fiction | Last week the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute held its annual ball, colloquially known as the Met Gala. This is the fashion industry's annual celebration of itself, and it is a seminal event in New York City. Tickets cost more than $30,000. This year's Met Gala was attended by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY). The unofficial leader of The Squad of young firebrand House progressives, AOC was resplendent in makeup, jewelry and a dress that cost more than most peo…

Gershon Baskin (2021-09-25). Israeli-Palestinian conflict: The questions to be answered at the table. zcomm.org The reality is that as the non-viability of a two-state solution becomes increasingly clear, we will all have to become a lot more serious in the collective search for other solutions…

South Front (2021-09-25). Video: US-led Coalition Denies Responsibility for Drone Strikes against Syria. globalresearch.ca

teleSUR-jaa, JL (2021-09-25). Pdte. de Bolivia reafirma su rechazo a las políticas del FMI. telesurtv.net El presidente aseveró que el entonces Gobierno de facto pretendía endeudar al país con el organismo monetarista.

Anonymous669 (2021-09-25). The Taliban Is Chasing After Afghan Resistance Remnants In Hindu Kush Mountains (Photos, Videos). southfront.org File image. | The Afghan resistance has reemerged in the northeastern province of Panjshir, specifically in the rough Hindu Kush mountain range. | On September 25, resistance supporters shared videos and several photos showing fighters of the resistance, that was defeated by the Taliban less than a month ago, marching in the rough mountain range. | #Afghanistan #Tajikistan pic.twi…

Aarathi Prasad (2021-09-25). [Perspectives] Waheed Arian: supporting health care in conflict zones. thelancet.com Waheed Arian is an accident and emergency doctor at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust in the UK and an NHS Innovation Clinical Entrepreneur Fellow and Mentor. But his journey to becoming a doctor was challenging. Born in Kabul in 1983, the first 5 years of his life were spent in hiding from rockets, bombs, and shelling, until his family migrated to Pakistan for their safety. For the next 3 months their home would be the Babu refugee camp near the city of Peshawar. At the camp, Arian became malnourished and contracted malaria and tuberculosis.

Peter Koenig (2021-09-25). China in Action: Carbon Neutral by 2050. globalresearch.ca

Planned Parenthood (2021-09-25). Saturday 10/2: Raise Your Voice for Freedom of Choice Virtual Rally w/ Planned Parenthood. indybay.org Online rally via Zoom…

teleSUR, JGN (2021-09-25). Cuba reabre comercio ante descenso de casos de la Covid-19. telesurtv.net De igual manera, quedan restablecidos servicios notariales, del Registro Civil y del Registro de la Propiedad.

Pia Sarkar (2021-09-25). 'Vaccine Apartheid': Africans Tell UN They Need Vaccines. zcomm.org "No one is safe unless we are all safe." That message was repeated throughout the day to world leaders assembled at the UN, as the inequity of vaccine distribution came into sharp focus…

Angela (2021-09-25). Saturday 9/25: Free virtual screening of documentary film "Frontiers of Dreams and Fears" indybay.org

sputniknews (2021-09-25). GOP Golden Boy? Republicans Strongly Back Florida Gov. DeSantis for 2024 Primary Sans Trump. sputniknews.com Within the past several months, numerous surveys on the 2024 US presidential election have shown that a significant portion of the Republican Party would back a GOP ticket featuring the 43-year-old. DeSantis more recently has brushed off the statistical speculation and political prodding as "nonsense" that has been "manufactured."

Rob Hyde (2021-09-25). [World Report] Health in the 2021 German election. thelancet.com Health system funding, social care, staffing, and COVID-19 are key issues in the German election, on Sept 26, 2021. Rob Hyde reports on the manifesto pledges of the main parties.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). Heart rhythm disorders: Mayo Clinic Healthcare expert shares 5 things it's important to know. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Heart Day is Sept. 29 LONDON — Heart rhythm disorders are one of the most common cardiac problems. Arrhythmias cause the heart to beat too fast, too slow, or irregularly. People can be born with them or develop them during their lives. Elijah Behr, M.D., a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London, shares five developments in the prevention, detection and treatment of arrhythmias. What cardiologists now know about arrhythmias and COVID-19: "We know…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-25). French Service Member Killed In Mali During Clashes With Militants. southfront.org File image. | On September 24, the Ministry of the Armed Forces of France announced that a French service member had been killed by militants in Mali. | The fallen service member was identified as Corporal Maxime Blasco from the 7th Battalion of Chasseurs Alpins, the French Army's elite mountain infantry force. | In a statement, the Ministry of Armed Forces said that Balsco was a part of a unit deployed to a forested area near Mali's border with Burkina Faso on a mission to track down a suspected militan…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-25). Military Situation In Syria On September 25, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 25, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 26 times: 11 — in Idlib province, 2 — in Latakia province, 2 — in Hama province, 1 — in Aleppo province | On September 25, Russian warplanes attacked positions of Turkish-backed forces in Ain Sheib area | On September 25, Russian warplanes attacked positions of Turkish-backed forces in Duwayr Akrad area | On September 25, artillery of Turkish-ba…

Dona Nobis Pacem (2021-09-25). Californians Observe International Day of Peace. indybay.org On the street in San Francisco and in the park in Monterey.

The Conversation (2021-09-25). Transparency can Help Cut Carbon Emissions: Don't let Polluting Corporations Hide. juancole.com By Richard Holden | — World leaders and about 30,000 others from assorted interest groups will converge on Glasgow in November for the United Nations' 26th annual climate summit, COP26 ("Conference of the Parties"). It will be five years (allowing for a one-year Tokyo 2020-style pandemic hiatus) since the Paris Agreement adopted at COP21 in …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Asthma management planning can prevent asthma attacks. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Asthma is a condition where your airways narrow and swell and may produce extra mucus. This can make breathing difficult, and trigger coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath. Asthma is one of the most common long-term diseases in children, but adults can have asthma, too. Symptoms of asthma include: Shortness of breath.Chest tightness or pain.Wheezing when exhaling, which is a common sign of asthma in children.Trouble sleeping caused by shortness of breath, coughing or wheezing.Coughing…

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Anonymous669 (2021-09-25). Russian Aerospace Forces Target Militants In Turkish-Occupied Afrin, Step Up Airstrikes On Greater Idlib (Videos, Photos). southfront.org A Russian Su-24 takes off on a combat mission at Hemeimeem airbase, Syria, on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015. IMAGE: AP PHOTO/VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | On September 25, warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) carried out at least five airstrikes on the Turkish-occupied northern Syrian area of Afrin. | The airstrikes targeted positions of the al-Shamiya Front located near the town of Bosoufane in the southern part of Afrin. Several militants of the Turkish-backed group were reportedly killed or wounded as a result of the airstri…

Labor Video Project (2021-09-25). New Orleans ATU 1560 Pres Valerie Jefferies Fired By RTA For Defending Worker/Human Rights. indybay.org

WorkWeek (2021-09-25). New Orleans ATU 1560 President Valerie Jefferson Fights Firing, For Justice & Human Right. indybay.org

MEE, agencies (2021-09-25). Tunisia: More than 100 officials resign from Ennahda Party over leadership. middleeasteye.net Tunisia: More than 100 officials resign from Ennahda Party over leadership | Officials say the party is isolated and has failed to form a common front against President Kais Saied's actions | Sat, 09/25/2021 – 10: 38 | Ennahda has been the most powerful party in Tunisia since the 2011 revolution and the ousting of president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali (AFP) | More than 100 prominent officials…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-25). IRGC Forces Moved Iranian-Made Ballistic Missiles From Deir Ezzor To Raqqa: Syrian Monitoring Group. southfront.org A Burkan-2H ballistic missile as seen in a video released by the Houthis' media wing. | Forces affiliated with Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) had moved Iranian-made ballistic missiles from Deir Ezzor to Raqqa in eastern Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights Reported on September 25. | According to the London-based monitoring group, the missiles were moved from an ammunition depot located in the outskirts of the town of al-Mayadin in southern Deir Ezzor to positions held by Iranian-backed forces near…

Anonymous103 (2021-09-25). March To Free Journalist Julian Assange. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Written by Dr. Leon Tressell. | Two years ago award winning journalist Julian Assange was imprisoned in Belmarsh maximum security prison on remand. Over this period Assange has suffered great damage to his physical and mental health. According to Professor Nils Melzer UN Special Rapporteur for Torture Julian Assange is a victim of psychological torture who should be released immediately. | Instead the UK government has ignored its obligations under international law and continues to detain Assange at the behest of the United States, | Back in January of this year Julian Assange won…

WSWS (2021-09-25). UK parent Lisa Diaz calls for a school strike on October 1. wsws.org The Socialist Equality Party and the World Socialist Web Site call for maximum support by workers for the proposal of British parent Lisa Diaz for a school strike on Friday, October 1.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). Mayo Clinic Minute: Should you wash your raw meats and vegetables before cooking? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org When it comes to food safety in the kitchen, it's important to keep your work area clean from bacteria and the possibility of cross-contamination. It's best to use hot, soapy water to wash utensils, cutting boards and other surfaces you use, especially when handling raw meat and poultry. But what about washing raw meat and chicken before cooking? Here's Mayo Clinic clinical dietitian Anya Hill with more. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lqx6Je9zEYc Journalists: Broadcast-quality…

The Lancet (2021-09-25). [Editorial] COVID-19: learning as an interdependent world. thelancet.com There were some grounds for hope that the COVID-19 pandemic would be under control by now. Huge scientific advances have been made in our understanding of COVID-19, as well as its countermeasures. Countries have had 18 months to understand which policies work, and to develop strategies accordingly. Yet the pandemic is at a dangerous and shifting stage. Almost 10‚Äà000 deaths are reported globally every day. National responses to COVID-19 range from the complete lifting of restrictions in Denmark, to new state-wide lockdowns in Australia, and a growing political and public health crisis in the US…

Staff (2021-09-25). Hactivist jailed in 'Little Guantanamo' says prison blocked him from contacting wife, covering for 'sexually abusive' guard. rt.com Imprisoned hacktivist Martin Gottesfeld says the federal prison authorities have cut off his phone access, shortly after he gave an interview to RT and told his wife about a unit manager who was allegedly sexually abusing inmates. | Gottesfeld is serving a 10-year sentence for a "cyberattack" on Boston Children's Hospital in 2014 — which he says he did to help end the "torture" of teenage girl Justina Pelletier, who was being administered the wrong treatment while her parents lost custody of their daughter to the state for trying to protest against it. | Gottesfeld, who was later arrested by the FBI and w…

teleSUR- lvm, JL (2021-09-25). Pdte. de México pide a Israel extradición de Tomás Zerón. telesurtv.net Este viernes un juez federal negó a Tomás Zerón, un amparo contra la orden de aprehensión por los presuntos delitos de tortura y desparición forzada de los 43 normalistas.

Local Volunteers (2021-09-25). Saturday 10/2: Half Moon Bay: Protest in Support of Reproductive Justice & Freedom. indybay.org Mac Dutra Park, 504 Main Street, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). Mayo Clinic Minute: Are plant-based burgers better for you? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Plant-based burgers have soared in popularity over the past couple of years. Are these meat alternatives healthier for you than the real thing? Introducing more plant-based foods in your diet is a good thing, says Katherine Zeratsky, a Mayo Clinic registered dietitian nutritionist, but pay attention to the ingredients. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute. youtu.be/9cBAjhTIg-g Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 58) is in the downloads at the end of…

Ady Barkan (2021-09-25). 'Injustice is interconnected but so is freedom'. zcomm.org I came to believe the way to guarantee these rights and dignity for all people is by joining together and demanding ordinary people hold the power in our democracy. That's basically democratic socialism…

Jim McIlroy (2021-09-25). StarTrack delivery drivers strike for jobs. greenleft.org.au Up to 2000 Transport Workers Union workers at StarTrack went on strike for 24 hours to protect jobs and win job security guarantees. Jim McIlroy reports.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). Mayo Clinic Q and A: COVID-19 vaccine boosters and third doses. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Both of my parents have been vaccinated for COVID-19. The doctor told my mom she is eligible for a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, but my dad is not eligible for a booster now. Can you explain who needs an additional vaccine now, and the differences between a booster and third dose. ANSWER: It's good to know that your parents are among the millions of people who have been vaccinated for COVID-19. A…

Animal Liberation Press Office (2021-09-25). Sale of live crabs, lobsters and fur banned in Amsterdam markets. indybay.org Fur and live crabs and lobsters will no longer be allowed to be sold at markets in the Dutch capital from 2022. Amsterdam city council has decided to ban the sale on animal rights grounds, a pledge that was part of the current city coalition agreement.

Yes on Empty Home Tax 2022 (2021-09-25). Saturday 10/16: Empty Home Tax Launch Party. indybay.org Shanty Shack Brewing | 138 Fern St., Santa Cruz…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). COVID Queries: Delta breakthrough infections. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Q: Even people who have been vaccinated are getting sick with the delta variant, so why should I bother getting the shot? A: COVID-19 vaccines remain the best defense against COVID-19. By and large, it's the patients who have not been vaccinated who are getting the most severe disease from the delta variant. "There isn't a vaccine that is 100% effective at preventing illness," says Martin Herrmann, M.D., medical director of Mayo Clinic Health System…

Abahlali baseMjondolo (2021-09-25). Food sovereignty from the perspective of the urban poor. zcomm.org We can only overcome food crises when the social value of land is put before its commercial value…

Maya King (2021-09-25). Minneapolis Puts 'Defund the Police' to a Vote. zcomm.org The city will decide on a sweeping measure that would limit the size, scope and influence of its police department…

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-09-25). Turkish military base in Iraq reportedly targeted by rockets. en.mehrnews.com Iraqi media sources reported that five rockets were fired at a Turkish military base in the Bashiqa area in Nineveh province.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-25). U.S. recruits NATO allies, partners for showdown with Russia in the Arctic. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com As U.S. shifts Arctic strategy to counter Russia, allies offer valuable info The Arctic has received relatively little military attention since the Cold War, but U.S. strategy is shifting toward a renewed focus on the region, reflecting increasing Russian military activity there. Recent Arctic strategies by the Army, Air Force and Navy emphasize ways of …

Anonymous669 (2021-09-25). Ma'rib: Large Explosions At Key Saudi Forces Camp Attributed To Houthi Missile Strike (Videos). southfront.org Illustrative image, source: the Houthis media wing. | Late on September 23, a series of explosions rocked al-Khashinah military camp which is located in Jubah district to the south of the central Yemeni city of Ma'rib. | The camp, which hosts Saudi-backed forces, was severally damaged as a result of the explosions, which went on until the morning of September 24. The camp's ammunition depots were reportedly wiped out. | Yemeni sources said that a pinpoint missile strike by the Houthis (Ansar Allah) was behind the exp…

Nebojsa Nick Knezevic, Steven P Cohen (2021-09-25). [Correspondence] The evidence gap in low back pain management strategies — Authors' reply. thelancet.com We thank Xing Du and Yunsheng Ou for bringing up the contentious issue of spine surgery for further discussion. However, we do not agree that the conclusions in our Seminar1 oppose evidence-based medicine; rather, we believe that they bolster the argument that there is insufficient evidence to draw firm conclusions.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Constipation in children. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 10-year-old daughter spends hours in the bathroom daily. Every time I inquire, she tells me she is constipated. We do not eat out a lot, and we incorporate fruits or vegetables at each meal. She also drinks water most of the day. Is constipation normal at this age, and what can I do to help her? ANSWER: Constipation can cause issues with bowel movements in as many as 30% of children. It's a common…

Jayati Ghosh (2021-09-25). [Perspectives] An inclusive worldview: Amartya Sen's memoir. thelancet.com Amartya Sen's contributions to economics, social science more generally, and philosophy are so profound and wide-ranging that they defy easy categorisation. In addition to his technical work on the appropriate choice of technology in low-income and middle-income countries and on the axiomatic underpinnings of social choice theory, he has broadened the scope of enquiry to bring in more complex approaches to the idea of development, the explicit analysis of deprivation, how to capture and measure wellbeing and inequality, the nature of human freedom, our understanding of democracy, and much else.

Antoine Duclos, Claude Guerin (2021-09-25). [Correspondence] From nurse-to-patient ratio to optimal team composition. thelancet.com We congratulate Matthew D McHugh and colleagues1 for showing the higher value of care delivered to the population after improved hospital staffing levels. This quasi-experimental evaluation surpasses previous observations showing a statistical relationship between the nurse-to-patient ratio and care safety.2…

sputniknews (2021-09-25). China Warns US Will 'Dump' India, Australia, and Japan as Four Nations Convene for Quad Summit. sputniknews.com Leaders from Australia, India, Japan, and the US held discussions on a range of issues, including maritime security, COVID vaccine cooperation, as well as the situation in Afghanistan, at the first-ever summit of the "Quadrilateral Security Dialogue" hosted at the White House on 24 September.

teleSUR, yart, NG (2021-09-25). Jóvenes en el mundo se manifiestan contra el cambio climático. telesurtv.net Estas manifestaciones suceden a pocas semanas de que ocurra la Cumbre de Naciones Unidas sobre Cambio Climático COP26.

teleSUR, yart, NG (2021-09-25). Revelan 40 videos de torturas a testigos del caso Ayotzinapa. telesurtv.net Los videos involucran a funcionarios de la Procuraduría y de las fuerzas de seguridad durante el Gobierno de Peña Nieto.

Nayvin Gordon (2021-09-25). Aided & Abetted by U.S. Politicians, Nature Unleashed Biological Warfare on the People. indybay.org Politicians have aided biological warfare against the people…

Local Volunteers (2021-09-25). Saturday 10/2: Pacifica: Women's March for Reproductive Justice. indybay.org Pacifica State Beach – parking lot B, 5116 Coast Highway, Pacifica, CA 94044 | Please wear a MASK. Please follow SMC COVID guidelines while attending this protest: www.smchealth.org/pod/covid-19-requirements-resources

Allan Fisher (2021-09-25). Saturday 9/25: Free Palestine. indybay.org Corner of Ocean and Water Streets, Santa Cruz…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-25). UN: Georgia discusses Caucasus with Turkey, Intermarium projects with Poland. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkey is an uncompromising advocate of Georgia joining NATO and "liberating" its "occupied territories" of Abkhazia and South Ossetia "from Russia," either of which developments would almost certainly trigger war with Russia — Turkey's strategic partner as the Vladimir Putin regime describes the relationship between the two countries on an almost daily basis. Turkey maintains …

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-09-25). Iran doubts Biden's seriousness in returning to JCPOA. en.mehrnews.com Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said that the Islamic Republic of Iran cast doubt seriousness of US President Biden's administration in returning to Iran's nuclear deal, JCPOA.

Dave DeCamp (2021-09-25). US Won't Be Asking Taliban Permission to Launch Future Airstrikes in Afghanistan. news.antiwar.com The US has no plans to ask permission from the Taliban if it decides to bomb Afghanistan in the future, Since the withdrawal, the US has maintained that it has "over the horizon capabilities" to carry out airstrikes in Afghanistan. But even though the Taliban is leading the new Afghan government, the Pentagon has no plans to coordinate with them on potential airstrikes. | "We retain all necessary authorities to execute over-the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). Mayo Clinic Minute: When spine surgery is the answer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Having a back injury can put a person's life on hold. While most people can find relief through nonsurgical methods like physical therapy, steroid injections and medication management, some patients, including those with spine disorders, may need surgical intervention.Dr. Matthew Neal, a Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon who specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery, says each patient's situation is unique. That's why what happens before surgery can be as important as what happens in the operating room….

sputniknews (2021-09-25). 'Can't Get This to Function at All': 'Confused' Joe Biden Suffers Mic Malfunction at Quad Summit. sputniknews.com US President Joe Biden has yet again suffered a microphone failure, this time at the Quad Leaders Summit at the White House. Earlier this month, Secretary of State Antony Blinken fought off laughter after he was quizzed by Republicans as to who in the White House "pushes the button and cuts (President Biden) off mid-sentence".

Stansfield Smith (2021-09-25). Coal Miners' Ongoing Strike Against BlackRock's Warrior Met. zcomm.org To keep their jobs, Warrior Met made the miners work up to seven days a week and take a $6-an-hour pay cut, accept reduced health insurance, and give up most of their overtime pay and paid holidays…

Johanna Ross (2021-09-25). "Vigil": The BBC's Submarine Drama Is the Anti-Russian Propaganda Machine in Action. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous103 (2021-09-25). Putin Is Unlikely To Trust Erdogan Despite Western Pressure Mounting On Turkey. southfront.org Illustrative ImageTurkey now needs Russia as it struggles to juggle multiple geopolitical-military fronts | Written Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst | Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that unlike his relationships with George W. Bush, Barack Obama and Donald Trump, which "worked well," he has "not gotten off to a good start" with his U.S. counterpart Joe Biden since his arrival in the White House on January 20. Erdogan also vented that the source of his frustration with Washington was the removal of Turkey from the F-35 fighter project two years ago after purchasing the R…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). Consumer Health: What is the flu? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Fever, upset stomach, diarrhea, sore throat, chills, coughing, sneezing and headache all can make you feel miserable. And when you're not feeling well, it sometimes can be hard to know exactly what's wrong and how you can help yourself feel better. With flu season approaching, this is a good time to look at the symptoms of what is — and is not — the flu. Common cold A runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, congestion, headache…

teleSUR -him, JL (2021-09-25). Corte de El Salvador ordena suspender reforma contra jueces. telesurtv.net La suspensión permitirá a los magistrados proseguir con las investigaciones iniciadas por la Comisión de la Verdad.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-25). UN: Georgia calls on "international community" to "liberate occupied territories" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Echoing identical language employed on the eve of the 1999 war against Yugoslavia, the 2008 war against South Ossetia and last year's war against Nagorno-Karabakh. And the current rhetoric used against Russia over Crimea. Perhaps someone will make the connections. Today I appeal to everyone to end the illegal occupation of Georgia's sovereign lands by …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). Sharing Mayo Clinic: Genetics connects family members at the hip. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Before they went through testing at Mayo Clinic Laboratories, Barbara Domaille, Deborah Neville, Pamela Neville, and Rylie Ronnenberg thought there could be a genetic connection to the hip problems they shared. After the testing, they knew for sure. ___________________________________ As family members, Barbara Domaille, Deborah Neville, Pamela Neville, and Rylie Ronnenberg share many things in common that they treasure, and only one they wish they didn't: a hip abnormality called femoroacetabular impingement. After undergoing genetic…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). Mayo Clinic leads biorepository core for new nationwide research on long-term symptoms of COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic research is dedicated to finding solutions for patients who were infected with COVID-19 and the many affected by the long-term symptoms of COVID-19 ‚Äï what the National Institutes of Health (NIH) refers to as "long COVID" or post-acute sequelae. In response to great unmet patient need, the NIH launched a new research initiative to understand why some people who were infected with COVID-19 don't fully recover, or develop new or returning symptoms after…

Laura Wells (2021-09-25). United States Out of Nicaragua — United People In! indybay.org The people of Nicaragua need our solidarity. They are in danger of the Biden administration increasing Trump-era US sanctions, and need more solidarity, especially from US progressives, rather than critique. US citizens can help the "pueblo" by actively opposing the RENACER act, no matter what critiques anyone has concerning their president Daniel Ortega.

teleSUR, JL (2021-09-25). Gobierno de Venezuela rechaza injerencia de EE.UU. en proceso de diálogo. telesurtv.net "El Gobierno Bolivariano jamás atenderá una agenda que intente imponer este personaje", apuntó Rodríguez.

Anonymous669 (2021-09-25). Syrian Army Enters Former ISIS Stronghold In Western Daraa (Video, Photos). southfront.org Click to see full-size image. | On September 25, several units of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) accompanied by a force from the Russian Military Police entered the al-Yarmouk valley in the western countryside of Daraa. | The deployment is a part of a | Under the agreement, the towns of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Children and storm anxiety. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 6-year-old son becomes anxious and agitated whenever it storms. I have noticed that this behavior has become more frequent since we had to evacuate last year for a few days due to a pending hurricane. What can I do to help my child overcome his fear of storms? He is always asking about the weather whenever we leave the house, and if the sky darkens, he asks if we need to take…

_____ (2021-09-25). To Avert Debt Ceiling Calamity, Democrats Urged to Finally Kill the Filibuster. commondreams.org

WSWS (2021-09-25). UNHRC session pushes for implementation of US-backed human rights resolution on Sri Lanka. wsws.org The ongoing, US-led human rights posturing against Sri Lanka is aimed forcing Colombo to fully embrace US military-strategic build up in the Indo-Pacific against China.

Anonymous103 (2021-09-25). Is It Really Possible For The UK To Become A Member Of The USMCA? southfront.org Illustrative ImageLondon seems to be seeking a deal to replace the European market. | Written by Lucas Leiroz, research fellow in international law at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. | In the contemporary world order, it is practically impossible for any country to maintain a status of economic power without participating in broad free trade zones, ensuring a strong market in a specific regional space. While being part of the European Union, the UK participated in the local market and enjoyed free trade with other member countries. However, after Brexit, London has been looking for alternatives to fill…

DMZ (2021-09-25). Hammer & Tongs Podcast – Copaganda. indybay.org In this episode of H&T (57 min) we again talk with Alex Vitale, author of "The End Of Policing", about the way that police are portrayed in television and film in the USA over the past several decades.

WSWS (2021-09-25). Quad summit heightens threat of US-led war against China. wsws.org The first face-to-face meeting of US, Australian, Indian and Japanese leaders had all the hallmarks of a quadrilateral military alliance in the making directed against China.

Staff (2021-09-25). AOC torched over 'barely comprehensible' statement attempting to explain 'present' vote on $1bn Iron Dome bill she opposes. rt.com New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was roasted after issuing a long press release to explain why she didn't vote 'no' on a bill to fund Israeli's anti-missile shield, calling herself a victim of "unjust" procedures. | Having changed her 'no' vote to 'present' at the last minute on a $1 billion bill to replenish Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system the day prior, AOC took to Twitter on Friday with a vast, 900-word missive attempting to justify the move to her constituents. While she stated the bill "should have been opposed," she went on to argue that it was brought to the House floor through…

Animal Liberation Press Office (2021-09-25). Basque ALF Destroys 22 Hunting Stands. indybay.org Received anonymously:…

Betsey Piette (2021-09-25). Philly's first Curb Fest for political prisoners. workers.org By Betsey Piette Philadelphia's first Curb Fest for Political Prisoners, held in the city's Germantown neighborhood Sept. 18, featured local DJs, performers, artists, multiple information and vendor tables about political prisoners and organizations working for their release. Curb Fest events are planned for other cities in the U.S. Philadelphia, Sept. . . . |

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). Mayo Clinic Minute: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease brought on by tobacco. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) refers to a progressive group of lung diseases, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema, that make it hard to breathe. Millions of people around the globe die each year because of COPD, and nearly 16 million people in the U.S. have a form of the disease. The No. 1 cause of COPD in developed countries is tobacco smoking, according to Dr. John Costello, consultant pulmonologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London. Watch: …

Brenda Norrell (2021-09-25). Remains in Desert Believed to be Kidnapped Yaqui from Bacum Pueblo. indybay.org Six bodies found in the Sonoran desert are believed to be those of Yaqui from Bacum Pueblo who were kidnapped when they went for a cow for a traditional feast. There was no news of the other four Yaqui from Bacum who were kidnapped. The Attorney General in the State of Sonora, south of the Arizona border, released the information late today.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). Flu vaccine appointments across Southeast Minnesota. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org OWATONNA, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Health System will offer flu vaccination appointments to patients 6 months and older across Southeast Minnesota, starting Oct. 18. Patients can self-schedule a flu vaccination appointment through Patient Online Services or the Mayo Clinic App. Patients will be able to schedule an appointment by phone, beginning Oct. 4. Self-scheduling flu vaccine appointments is recommended, as this prevents wait times on the phone and preserves resources for COVID-19 care. Now more…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-25). FM: Britain, Turkey arming Ukraine for war with Russia with EU, NATO backing. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Kuleba on Zelensky's meetings in New York: Ukraine strengthening partnership with powerful players Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has emphasized the importance of bilateral talks held by President Volodymyr Zelensky in New York with the leaders of Britain and Turkey, as well as with the European Commission president and the NATO secretary general. "An important …

Klaus Weinert (2021-09-25). Limitation to 1.5 degrees is not possible with our economic system. indybay.org In economics, an international mainstream dominates, which establishes optimized formal models that exclude many areas of economic relations, such as feminism, historical school, as well as post-Keynesianism, which considers the importance of demand and demand to be at least as important as good conditions for companies.

UUSF Forum (2021-09-25). Sunday 9/26: A dialogue on Housing and Homelessness with representatives from SPUR and All Home. indybay.org us02web.zoom.us/j/84613268329?pwd=U3NEMXEwc0xBUWZoZlloQkNXc2hFZz09

Party for Socialism & Liberation (2021-09-25). Sunday 9/26: SF Car caravan & rally: Cancel the Rents! indybay.org Car caravan at 11: 30AM at 1875 Marin St. Rally at 1: 30PM at Garfield Square…

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-09-25). Iran's hospitality towards asylum seekers in comparison to US. en.mehrnews.com

sputniknews (2021-09-25). Biden's National Security Adviser May Be Guilty of Perjury Over Clinton Campaign's Russiagate Plot. sputniknews.com Last week, Michael Sussmann, a former attorney in a law firm that represented Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign, was indicted for allegedly lying to the FBI in 2016 about the capacity in which he was providing allegations of cyber links between Russia's Alfa Bank and former US President Donald Trump's Trump Organisation.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-09-25). The 2020-21 Worldwide Corona Crisis: Destroying Civil Society, Engineered Economic Depression, Global Coup d'État and the "Great Reset" globalresearch.ca We are at the crossroads of one of the most serious crises in modern history. We are living history, yet our understanding of the flow of events since January 2020 has been blurred. Worldwide, people have been misled both by their governments and the media.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-25). Sweden forges military bloc against Russia with NATO neighbors Denmark, Norway. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Sweden, like Finland now a NATO Enhanced Opportunities Partner, supplied combat troops for NATO's war in Afghanistan and warplanes for NATO's war against Libya. Sweden to deepen military ties with Norway, Denmark, Swedish TV reports Sweden will sign a defence cooperation agreement with Norway and Denmark this week to counter a deteriorating security situation in …

Staff (2021-09-25). Costco to impose buying limits on toilet paper, bottled water amid 'uptick in Delta-related demand,' CFO says. rt.com A major US discount retailer said it will resume limits on purchases of certain "key" items, including toilet paper and bottled water, with the company's CFO claiming the Covid-19 Delta variant is driving a major run on inventory. | Costco — which operates more than 500 big-box retail stores across the US and 200-plus abroad — announced the upcoming buying limits during an earnings call on Thursday, according to a

Dan Bacher (2021-09-25). Advocates Say Governor's $15 Billion Climate Package Fails to Address Fossil Fuels. indybay.org Food & Water Watch's California Director Alexandra Nagy released a statement in response to the Governor's press conference, noting that leaving out such as a "key accelerator" as drilling for fossil fuels is "wildly short sided."

Xing Du, Yunsheng Ou (2021-09-25). [Correspondence] The evidence gap in low back pain management strategies. thelancet.com In their Seminar,1 Nebojsa Nick Knezevic and colleagues concluded that surgery is more effective than conservative management in the treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis, and that decompression combined with fusion had no substantial benefit compared with decompression alone. We believe that this conclusion was not evidence-based, and could have the potential to prejudice the spine surgeon against the choice of treatment for lumbar spinal stenosis.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). Consumer Health: What do you know about rheumatic diseases? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Rheumatic Disease Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about four common rheumatic diseases: ankylosing spondylitis, gout, juvenile idiopathic arthritis and lupus. Ankylosing spondylitis Ankylosing spondylitis is an inflammatory disease that can cause some of the small bones in your spine to fuse. This fusing makes the spine less flexible and can result in a hunched-forward posture. If ribs are affected, it can be difficult to breathe deeply. Ankylosing spondylitis…

Herbert L Smith, Linda H Aiken, Matthew D McHugh (2021-09-25). [Correspondence] From nurse-to-patient ratio to optimal team composition — Authors' reply. thelancet.com In 2016, the state of Queensland, Australia, established a policy limiting the average number of patients per nurse for adult medical surgical wards in 27 public hospitals that treated more than half of the state's adult acute care admissions. Queensland was motivated by research showing that better hospital nurse staffing is associated with better patient outcomes, as well as growing international efforts to translate this research into effective policy.1…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). Mayo Clinic to offer COVID-19 vaccination walk-in clinics in Rochester. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic in Rochester has added more COVID-19 vaccine walk-in clinics for patients, visitors and staff in response to the Food and Drug Administration's full approval of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for those 16 and older, the recommendation of a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine immunocompromised people, and the potential for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots when they're approved.Anyone 12 and older can attend these walk-in clinics. A parent or guardian needs to accompany children under…

Talha Burki (2021-09-25). [World Report] WHO introduces ambitious new air quality guidelines. thelancet.com Experts call the stringent limits "extremely challenging", but with the potential to have a large effect on public health. Talha Burki reports.

Raj Patel (2021-09-25). The Globalized, Corporate-Led Food System Is Failing Us. zcomm.org More than 500 civil society groups boycotted the United Nations Food Systems Summit in New York for giving corporations an outsized role in framing the agenda…

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Anonymous103 (2021-09-24). Trumpism With A Biden Face: US Haitian Policy. southfront.org Illustrative Image | Written by Dr. Binoy Kampmark | With that orange haired brute of a president supposedly ushered out of the White House with moralising delight, the Biden administration was all keen to turn over a new leaf. There would be more diplomacy, and still more diplomacy. There would be a more humanitarian approach to refugees and asylum seekers — forget, he claimed, the Border Wall. Kindness would come over border officials and guards of the imperium. | Instead, we have had secret diplomacy culminating in the trilateral security pact of AUKUS, one reached unbeknownst to allies in Europe, Asia…

Editor (2021-09-24). Borders, Blackness, and Empire. mronline.org The spectacle of violence against Haitians at the U.S.-Mexico border needs to be seen in light of ongoing U.S. imperialism in Haiti.

sputniknews (2021-09-24). US House Passes National Defense Authorization Act to Fund Pentagon in Fiscal Year 2022. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The US House of Representatives on Thursday passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) with which it appropriated funding for the Defense Department for Fiscal Year 2022 and implemented several policies, including imposing sanctions against the Nord Stream 2 pipeline.

John Rachel (2021-09-24). The Never Ending Cycle of Nuclear Insanity. dissidentvoice.org Amidst all of the sensible and sane cries to eliminate nuclear weapons, we are caught in a self-sustaining, self-reinforcing feedback loop. Call it the Death Spiral of Human Annihilation. Yes, the U.S. throughout its history, despite official denials even among historians who should know better — maybe they do but prefer being manufacturers of myth …

Staff (2021-09-24). Declaration Issued in NYC by 18 Countries of UN Anti-Sanctions Group. orinocotribune.com The First Ministerial Meeting of the Group of Friends in Defense of the United Nations Charter, also know as the UN Anti-Sanctions Group, was held this Thursday, September 23, in New York, USA, at the Venezuelan Diplomatic Mission to the United Nations. The meeting was attended by representatives of 18 countries that promote multilateralism, compliance with the declarations of the United Nations' founding charter, and denounce illegal coercive measures (or "sanctions"), within the framework of the 76th UN General Assembly in New York. | According to experts, there are more than 33 countries illegally sanctioned b…

Chuck Collins (2021-09-24). The Simplest Way to Fund Infrastructure. counterpunch.org As lawmakers scramble to finalize a historic jobs and infrastructure package, huge fights are underway to figure out how to fund it. The simplest, most effective, and most popular way is to tax the extremely wealthy, like the billionaires who've seen their collective wealth grow by $1.8 trillion during the pandemic. Unfortunately, lawmakers have missed

contributors (2021-09-24). How Gerrymandering Threatens Democracy. juancole.com By Arnold J. Oliver | — Tiffin, Oh. (Special to Informed Comment) — Right now, Ohio, Michigan and other states are in the process of drawing new legislative boundaries, which takes place every ten years based mostly on information gained from the US census. As this process gets into gear, it appears that once again …

Staff (2021-09-24). 2nd Iranian ship carrying fuel for Lebanese docks in Syria. en.mehrnews.com

Ben Debney (2021-09-24). Is Australia's Anti-Lockdown Movement a Creature of Corporate Dark Money? counterpunch.org 'Mainstream media' is the bugbear of choice for the anti-lockdown movement; it associates the facts of epidemiological science with media propaganda, and so avoids having to address the rationale for lockdowns in its own legitimising narratives. In sociology, the process of constructing an exclusionary binary between the known and unknown is called 'Othering.' This is

WSWS (2021-09-24). Australian police exploit extreme right-wing, anti-vax rallies to deploy new repressive weaponry. wsws.org The real target of the repressive build-up is not the extreme right—many of the fascists enjoy close relations with sections of sympathising police—but the working class.

In Defense of Liberation! (2021-09-24). *BONUS* The Difficulties of Fighting Capitalist Indoctrination. anchor.fm Bonus episode because I'm ranting without guilt this time. In this episode I discuss how I, just like anyone else struggle with fighting the individualism and chauvinism which exist incredibly in the west. But just like anywhere else capitalism and bourgeoisie society influence the ideology of those of us who are on the working/oppressed side of the coin. Our oppressors and rulers decide for us what it is we are to believe, what it is we are to think, what it is we are to support, and what it is we are to continue doing. But especially they make sure we know what it is we are not supposed to do, such as a proleta…

Ron Jacobs (2021-09-24). Twentieth Century Europe: Revolution and Reaction. counterpunch.org It's a well-worn trope that history is written by the victors. It can also be said that it is written by those in power. In Europe, the combination of these two statements means history is written by the corporations, banks and those who serve them in the universities and governments. What this means for us

Rin Bernhardt (2021-09-24). Slumlords evict New Mexicans illegally, organizers plan to fight back. liberationnews.org The eviction moratoriums were supposed to provide relief for renters by preventing landlords from evicting tenants for failure to pay rent…

Ramzy Baroud (2021-09-24). One Man as a Whole Generation: The Unfinished War of Zakaria Zubeidi. dissidentvoice.org Zakaria Zubeidi is one of six Palestinian prisoners who, on September 6, tunneled their way out of Gilboa, a notorious, high-security Israeli prison. Zubeidi was recaptured a few days later. The large bruises on Zubeidi's face told a harrowing story, that of a daring escape and of a violent arrest. However, the story does not begin, …

WSWS (2021-09-24). UAW reports massive $2 million theft of union funds at Local 412 in Detroit. wsws.org A UAW spokesman confirmed that the financial secretary of the amalgamated local has been suspended after an audit found $2 million missing, a huge amount for a small unit with about 2,700 members.

David Rosen (2021-09-24). Corporate Cartels are Back. counterpunch.org A century-plus ago, the U.S. economy was dominated by what were then known as "cartels," "trusts" or "monopolies." According to one source, between 1897 and 1904 over 4,000 companies were consolidated down into 257 corporate firms. Among them were Standard Oil (40 refineries), AT&T (22 units), U.S. Steel (nine steel companies) and J. P. Morgan's

WSWS (2021-09-24). Alberta's overwhelmed hospitals on verge of leaving patients to die as Canada's fourth pandemic wave accelerates. wsws.org There were 1,040 COVID-19 patients in Alberta's hospitals Wednesday, the highest at any time since the pandemic began.

Ralph Nader (2021-09-24). Teach Youngsters about Corporatism's Harms. dissidentvoice.org If you think elementary, middle, and high school students know too little history, geography, and government, try asking them about the corporations that command so many hours of their day, their attention, what they consume, and their personal horizons. Howard Zinn published A Young People's History of the United States (2009), to go with his best-selling pioneering …

WSWS (2021-09-24). Biden administration sends migrants in chains back to Haiti, prepares Guantanamo camp. wsws.org The US government is violating international law in its forcible deportation of migrants without so much as a hearing.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-24). Aliyev: Azerbaijan planned "frozen conflict" war well in advance. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Interview of President Ilham Aliyev to the authoritative Russian magazine "National Defense" Although in a state of frozen conflict, the plan to conduct combat operations for all aspects of life in a war-torn country, of course, has long been developed. Of course, taking into account the new realities, new opportunities of Azerbaijan, including technological opportunities, …

WSWS (2021-09-24). Mass shooting at Tennessee Kroger grocery store leaves at least 14 injured and two dead, including suspected shooter. wsws.org Unconfirmed reports indicate that a recently terminated employee returned to his former workplace and shot multiple workers and customers before shooting himself.

John V. Walsh (2021-09-24). NY Times Advises China on Covid-19: Abandon Success, Try Failure. counterpunch.org Shielding the Western elite from justified rage The recent outbreak of the Delta variant in China "shows that its strategy no longer fits. It is time for China to change tack." So declared a lead essay atop the New York Times Opinion/Editorial section on Sept. 7 by Yanzhong Huang, a senior fellow at the Council

John Horning (2021-09-24). Trophy Hunters Have Yellowstone's Wolves in Their Crosshairs. counterpunch.org As September reached its halfway point, trophy hunters were let loose across Montana—including on the edges of Yellowstone National Park—to hunt for some of the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem's most iconic and ecologically charismatic species: wolves. Restraints that had formerly limited the kill to one wolf in this hunting zone, to reduce the likelihood of harming Yellowstone's wolves and ecosystems, had

WSWS (2021-09-24). Democrats' pretense of police reform through Congress collapses. wsws.org Senator Cory Booker and Representative Karen Bass announced the abandonment of efforts to push through the George Floyd Act, in the face of predictable Republican opposition and White House indifference.

WSWS (2021-09-24). K-12 schools caused more than half of all COVID-19 outbreaks in Michigan last week. wsws.org K-12 schools in Michigan have been open for less than a month, and they have quickly become not just the number one source of COVID-19 outbreaks in the state, but the source of the absolute majority of new outbreaks.

Eve Ottenberg (2021-09-24). More Bad News About the U.S. and China. counterpunch.org Things just go from bad to worse. In mid-September, we learned from Bob Woodward's new book that Joint Chiefs Chairman General Mark Milley had to assure his Chinese counterpart, General Li Zuocheng last January that Trump was not a raving lunatic ready to nuke China, which Chinese leadership assumed from his erratic, aggressive behavior. This

Media Lens (2021-09-24). Gaslighting The Public: Serial Deceptions By The State-Corporate Media. dissidentvoice.org During last week's Tory Cabinet reshuffle, ITV political editor Robert Peston inadvertently summed up the primary function of political journalists: 'I simply pass on' His tweet was in reference to a ministerial source saying that Priti Patel was 'not looking happy'. She remained in her job as Home Secretary. Peston's phrase was a tragicomic echo …

Linda Gunter (2021-09-24). The Record-Breaking Failures of Nuclear Power. counterpunch.org The Tennessee Valley Authority could likely rightfully claim a place in the Guinness Book of World Records, but it's not an achievement for which the federally-owned electric utility corporation would welcome notoriety. After taking a whopping 42 years to build and finally bring on line its Watts Bar Unit 2 nuclear power reactor in Tennessee, TVA just broke its own record for longest nuclear plant construction time. However, this time, the company failed to deliver a completed nuclear plant.

Anonymous Contributor (2021-09-24). Forest Defenders Blockade Logging Roads in Mattole Headwaters. itsgoingdown.org Action report from Humboldt Earth First! on anti-logging action in the Humboldt area of so-called Northern California. Early Thursday morning, 20 forest defenders barricaded logging roads in the headwaters of the upper North Fork Mattole River in anticipation of Humboldt Redwood Company (HRC) logging operations. "Road building on steep, unstable slopes and logging of old-growth…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-24). Turkey, Ukraine preparing groundwork for NATO "humanitarian intervention" in Crimea. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukrainian, Turkish ombudspersons discuss observance of citizens' rights Verkhovna Rada Commissioner for Human Rights Liudmyla Denisova and Turkey's Chief Ombudsman Seref Malkoc have discussed the observance of citizens' rights in the two states. **** "I expressed gratitude for the unchanging position of the President of Turkey regarding the illegal occupation of Crimea, assistance and pressure …

Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J. S. Davies (2021-09-24). U.S. Militarism's Toxic Impact on Climate Policy. counterpunch.org President Biden addressed the UN General on September 21 with a warning that the climate crisis is fast approaching a "point of no return," and a promise that the United States would rally the world to action. "We will lead not just with the example of our power but, God willing, with the power of

Conn Hallinan (2021-09-24). Looking Back: 50 Years of Foreign Policy. counterpunch.org For over 50 years I have been writing about foreign policy, mostly America's, but those of other nations as well. I think I have a pretty good grasp of countries like Turkey, China, India, Russia and the European Union. I regret that I am less than sure-footed in Africa and Latin America. During this time

Murray Horton (2021-09-24). How the CIA Tried to Overthrow New Zealand's Progressive Labor Government by Stoking White Racial Rage Against the Indigenous MƒÅori Population. covertactionmagazine.com The effects of this poisonous coup attempt—cooked up at Langley more than 30 years ago—had lingering consequences which exacerbated income …

Staff (2021-09-24). UN human rights chief slams Ukraine over extrajudicial media crackdown after popular outlet taken offline over undisclosed charges. rt.com The United Nations' human rights mission in Ukraine has voiced serious concerns over a decision by top security officials in Kiev to unilaterally restrict access to a number of media outlets deemed critical of the government. | Speaking to journalists at a briefing on Thursday, the head of the team monitoring civil liberties in the Eastern European nation, Matilda Bogner, said that the move to shutter a series of broadcasters and block access to popular news site Strana, as well as a number of Russian publications, is a cause for concern. | Earlier this year, "the National Council for Security and Defense deci…

Paul Street (2021-09-24). Glenn Greenwald is Not Your Misunderstood Left Comrade. counterpunch.org I have, as expected, received numerous emails defending Glenn Greenwald against a recent Counterpunch essay in which I, among other things (all of which were ignored by the emailers), criticized his mocking presentation of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's instantly infamous "Tax the Rich" gown caper as an attempted act of "revolutionary socialism." Don't disparage Glenn Greenwald in

Jim Hightower (2021-09-24). Reconciling Profit and Morality. counterpunch.org Is "corporate ethics" an oxymoron? Do you have to be a jerk to be a successful CEO? Is exploitation the only path to profit? The good news is that many companies, big and small, in the food economy are blazing a different path through Wall Street's jungle of greed, demonstrating that money and morality can

Dara Macdonald (2021-09-24). Regulating Obscenity Has Never Worked, Why Do We Think it Will Work Now? counterpunch.org Censorship is censorship no matter the intention behind it. While there's plenty of abhorrent material on the internet that no one wants to defend, creating laws — or worse — a bureaucracy to find and remove such content will likely lead to mission creep, ideological capture, or just plain inefficiency. This has been true of

Robert Koehler (2021-09-24). Women's Rights: Afghanistan and Beyond. counterpunch.org Suddenly there's major concern across the country — from the mainstream media to every last rock-ribbed Republican — for the rights of Afghan women and girls to be able to work, to go to school. Oh my God, we've given Afghanistan back to the Taliban! Even George W. Bush found his way back into the

Sara Flounders (2021-09-24). 'Rising Together' rally for solidarity. workers.org A giant 18-foot-tall paper-mache puppet of Mumia Abu Jamal was the centerpiece of the"Rising Together" rally held Sept. 19 at Foley Square in New York City. The program used art, banners, speakers, culture and poetry to call for the freedom of political prisoners including Mumia Abu Jamal, Julian Assange, Alex . . . |

ecns.cn (2021-09-24). DPRK says still too early to declare termination of 1950-53 war. ecns.cn The Democratic People's Republic of Korea on Friday rejected South Korean President Moon Jae-In's proposal to declare a formal end to the 1950-53 war, saying such a declaration would be meaningless if the U.S. "hostile policy" remains unchanged.

It's Going Down (2021-09-24). Break the Borders: For Solidarity, Mutual Aid, and Fire to the American Plantation. itsgoingdown.org Poster PDF HERE Zine PDF HERE Recent footage of border patrol agents whipping and herding Haitian migrants fleeing natural disasters and economic collapse like cattle while screaming, "You use your women? This is why your country is shit, because you use your women for this," have shocked millions. They show that life in Biden's America…

WSWS (2021-09-24). Turning Point: 9/11 And The War On Terror—An account of the terror attacks and their aftermath. wsws.org 9/11 has become the subject for numerous novels, films and television series. A number have effectively described the character of the events and their psychological impact, few have shed much light on their source and larger implications.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-24). Nagorno-Karabakh war opened way for neo-Ottoman domain from Europe to Chinese border. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com From features in today's Trend News Agency of Azerbaijan. Qatar is effectively the fourth "brother" in the Azerbaijan-Pakistan-Turkey military axis. See: Rehearsal for war with Armenia, Greece and India: Turkey inaugurates NATO-backed bloc from Balkans to Chinese border. Hungary has joined the Turkic Council which includes Turkey, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. Likely new members …

Dennis Bernstein (2021-09-24). The Camera is the Rifle: an Interview With Oliver Stone. counterpunch.org William Oliver Stone, the Legendary Filmmaker and multiple Oscar-winning writer and director of JFK and Born on the Fourth of July, has a powerful new memoir: Chasing the Light: Writing, Directing, and Surviving Platoon, Midnight Express, Scarface, Salvador, and the Movie Game. Stone is also poised to release a brand new documentary about the assassination

Anonymous Contributor (2021-09-24). Indigenous Prisoner in Struggle Marcelino Ruiz Gómez Denounces Recent Attacks on Zapatistas. itsgoingdown.org Communique from Indigenous prisoner in struggle, Marcelino Ruiz Gómez, denouncing the recent kidnapping of two Zapatistas in Ocosingo, Chiapas, and the ongoing repression of autonomous struggles in Mexico To the Zapatista Army of National Liberation To the National and International Civil Society To the National Indigenous Congress To the Indigenous Governing Council To the Media…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-24). EU's Borrell, Azerbaijani FM discuss Eastern Partnership, work in "liberated territories" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The Azerbaijani Foreign Minister met with the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov met with EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Joseph Borel as part of his participation in the 76th session of the UN General Assembly. **** [T]hey discussed the current status of negotiations …

Kelly Denton-Borhaug (2021-09-24). A Parable of (All-American) Violence: Accountability and the War on Terror. counterpunch.org As a religious studies professor, I know a parable when I see one. Consider the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and the final events in this country's war in Afghanistan as just such a parable taken directly from the history of our moment. The heart-wrenching last days of that war amounted to a cautionary

James Carden (2021-09-24). How AUKUS May Damage NATO. counterpunch.org Only weeks after U.S. President Joe Biden courageously ended the war in Afghanistan—in the face of bitter opposition from the media and Congress—came the announcement of the formation of AUKUS, a new trilateral security alliance between the U.S., the UK and Australia. The creation of AUKUS is only further confirmation—as if more was needed—that the Biden administration intends to

Vijay Prashad (2021-09-24). Where Flowers Find No Peace Enough to Grow. dissidentvoice.org Milwa Mnyaluza 'George' Pemba (South Africa), New Brighton, Port Elizabeth, 1977. On 13 July 2021, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted a landmark resolution on the prevalence of racism and for the creation of an independent mechanism made up of three experts to investigate the root cause of deeply embedded racism and intolerance. …

Editor2 (2021-09-24). CELAC: Political Declaration of Mexico City. orinocotribune.com By CELAC — September 18, 2021 | 6th Summit of Heads of State and Government of CELAC | 1.- The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), aware of the importance of this mechanism of concertation, unity and political dialogue that includes the thirty-three countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, on the basis of the historical ties of its peoples, the mutual trust between its governments, the respect to differences, shared principles and values, and the need to address common challenges and advance unity in diversity based on regional consensus, meet in Mexico City on September 18, 2021.

WSWS (2021-09-24). Two months into school reopenings in the US: a balance sheet. wsws.org The reopening of schools across the US has been a horrifying disaster, with both children and educators dying of COVID-19 at a rate of at least three per day nationwide.

WSWS (2021-09-24). French universities reopen for in-person learning amid COVID-19 pandemic. wsws.org To prevent the subordination of human life and education to corporate profits students must fight to build a movement in the working class to eradicate the virus.

Ramzy Baroud (2021-09-24). Who Represents Afghanistan: Genuine Activists vs 'Native Informants'. counterpunch.org Scenes of thousands of Afghans flooding the Kabul International Airport to flee the country as Taliban fighters were quickly consolidating their control over the capital, raised many questions, leading amongst them: who are these people and why are they running away? In the US and other Western media, answers were readily available: they were mostly

Dean Baker (2021-09-24). The US and China: A Productive Path Forward. cepr.net Instead of wasting resources in military competition, and bottling up technologies in trying to gain economic advantage, we can look to have a path where we try to maximize cooperation between the superpowers, bringing in most of the rest of the world in the process.

WSWS (2021-09-24). Twenty years of the "war on terrorism" in Australia: War crimes and police-state measures. wsws.org The Australian government was the first in the world to offer unconditional support to the Bush administration's plans to exploit the 9/11 attack to invade Afghanistan and Iraq.

Vijay Prashad (2021-09-24). Clear away the hype: the U.S. and Australia signed a nuclear arms deal, simple as that. mronline.org The AUKUS despite being coined a security partnership, is a nuclear arms deal aimed at increasing pressure against China and should be cause for concern.

WSWS (2021-09-24). American capitalism normalizes mass death. wsws.org The daily death toll of the COVID-19 pandemic, with more than 2,000 people dying in the United States every day, is being treated as the "new normal."

WSWS (2021-09-24). Video: Why students and young people support the Socialist Equality Party. wsws.org "I think that it's important for me to take a stand and joining the SEP, as an electoral member, was one way that I could do that."

WSWS (2021-09-24). Ukraine on the verge of the fourth wave of the pandemic. wsws.org In the western L'viv region, people were forced to bury COVID-19 victims in makeshift graves outside of their homes due to a lack of cemetery spaces.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-24). Erdogan: NATO's two powerhouses must fight war together, Putin must ditch Assad. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com As a mandatory act of solidarity with his strategic partner. As 2 NATO countries, Turkey, US should be in very different position: Turkish president As two NATO countries, Turkey and the US should be in a very different position, the Turkish president said Friday. Speaking to reporters in Istanbul after the Friday prayer, Recep Tayyip …

Peter Costantini (2021-09-24). Civil Society Groups Urge Mexico to Reject Renewed Attack on Asylum. counterpunch.org More than 70 civil-society organizations have sent a letter to the Mexican government (reprinted below) urging it to refuse to cooperate with a controversial program of the Donald Trump administration, terminated by the Joe Biden administration but recently reinstated by court rulings. Remain in Mexico, as it is commonly known, makes asylum at the United

WSWS (2021-09-24). Germany's federal election and the intensification of class struggle. wsws.org The run-up to the election this coming Sunday has been characterised by an unprecedented wave of‚ÄÜ strikes, protests and demonstrations.

Stansfield Smith (2021-09-24). Alabama Coal Miners' Six Month Strike Against BlackRock's Warrior Met. counterpunch.org Larry Spencer, UMWA District 20 Vice President, represents the 1,100 coal miners in three UMWA locals which on strike against Warrior Met in Alabama since April 1, 2021. He will give an update on the strike in a September 28 webinar. The strikers are fighting to reverse concessions that were foisted on them in 2016

Joris Leverink (2021-09-24). Claudia Jones: A life in search of the communist horizon. roarmag.org This is the foreword to the new edition of Marika Sherwood's Too often, a revolutionary life appears free of tedium. Revolutionaries emerge from whatever page or screen we discover them on seemingly fully formed. Their lives unfold as a series of events that continually evidence an iron-clad political commitment to building a livable world and securing freedom for all oppressed people. Because of this romanticized picture, the gulf between our lives and theirs expands. It is hard t…

Miya Tada (2021-09-24). DOWNTOWN BOYS CONCERT with RATAS EN ZELO. peoplesforum.org JOIN US for a live concert with Rhode Island-based, punk rock group Downtown Boys, with an opening performance by Ratas En Zelo on September 24th! Doors open at 6: 00pm and performances are from 7: 00-9: 00pm EDT.

David Cronin (2021-09-24). Why Ireland's pandering to Israel is treason. electronicintifada.net Dublin government tries to muzzle human rights lawyer.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-24). Baku to adopt declaration on prototype "frozen conflict" war. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com With the remainder of Nagorno-Karabakh and perhaps Armenia, Abkhazia, Crimea, Donetsk, Lugansk, South Ossetia and Transdniester to follow. Possibly Kaliningrad, western Belarus and Gagauzia as well. Azerbaijani Parliament to adopt declaration on anniversary of beginning of Patriotic War The Azerbaijani Parliament will adopt a declaration on the occasion of the anniversary of the beginning of …

WSWS (2021-09-24). USW, UAW delay "negotiations" in attempt to crush workers' fight against Dana. wsws.org The delay is aimed at holding back the struggle of Dana workers in order to help the corporation push through its model changeover. The reality is the UAW and USW have nothing to "negotiate" with Dana because they already agreed to whatever Dana wanted months ago.

Todd Miller (2021-09-24). For the US, the Climate Plan is More Walls and Armed Agents at the Border. counterpunch.org Part of Washington's climate adaptation plan for the growing number of displaced people around the globe is more walls, surveillance technology, and armed agents on the border. Not long into our conversation, the young woman at the migrant resource center in Sasabe, Sonora, told me why she had left her home in Baja Verapaz, Guatemala: floods

Peter Bakvis (2021-09-24). The World Bank's Deregulation Guide Goes Down in Flames … 18 Years Too Late. counterpunch.org The Washington-based World Bank, which has long presented itself as the foremost multilateral development agency, announced last week that it was discontinuing Doing Business, an annual report that for the past 18 years graded and ranked countries according to whether their regulatory or tax regimes were sufficiently pro-business. This flagship report proffered policy advice generally

WSWS (2021-09-24). Barbaric experiments with "COVID-19 drug kit" killed hundreds in Brazil. wsws.org A "study" promoted by President Bolsonaro secretly medicated elderly COVID-19 patients with hydroxychloroquine and erythromycin, resulting in hundreds of deaths.

Bettina Marshall (2021-09-24). Campaign Director, Health Care for All. peoplesaction.org About People's Action/Institute People's Action Institute (501c3) and sister organization People's Action (501c4) are national progressive organizations supporting the mobilization and leadership of the grassroots in support of an agenda that puts people before profits. People's Action/Institute builds the power of poor and working people, in rural, suburban, and urban areas to win change through …

Gabe Bankman-Fried (2021-09-24). Prepare for the Next Pandemic Today. counterpunch.org The House of Representatives just took a much-needed first step in preparing for the next pandemic. The Energy and Commerce Committee announced that the Build Back Better Act, the Biden administration's $3.5 trillion jobs and infrastructure package, will include $15 billion for pandemic preparedness. This modest investment — less than 0.5 percent of the Build

John Laforge (2021-09-24). A Little Radiation Is Not Good For You. counterpunch.org In a rare pushback against the radioactive pollution industry, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission — well known as a rubber stamp for the nuclear lobby — has flatly rejected an attempt to further weaken the agency's radiation exposure regulations. After six years of deliberation, the NRC's three commissioners, two Democrats and one Republican, voted unanimously to reject formal petitions submitted in

Stansfield Smith (2021-09-24). Alabama Coal Miners' ongoing Six Month Strike against BlackRock's Warrior Met. dissidentvoice.org Larry Spencer, UMWA District 20 Vice President, represents the 1,100 coal miners in three UMWA locals which are on strike against Warrior Met in Alabama since April 1, 2021. He will give an update on the strike in a September 28 webinar. The strikers are fighting to reverse concessions that were foisted on them in …

Dan Petegorsky (2021-09-24). National Philanthropic (Mis)Trust. counterpunch.org Donor-advised funds have come under increasing fire as tax avoidance vehicles for the wealthy. Donors get a charitable gift tax deduction when they transfer money into the funds, but whereas private foundations have to distribute at least 5 percent of assets to charities every year, donor-advised funds face no such payout requirements. Under pressure from

WSWS (2021-09-24). Australia: Interview with Year 12 student who called for final exams to be cancelled amid pandemic. wsws.org A petition calling for the final Year 12 high school exams to be cancelled in New South Wales, under conditions of an escalating COVID crisis, has been signed by thousands of students and their supporters.

Gary Leupp (2021-09-24). The Official History of the Successful War in Afghanistan. counterpunch.org The quasi-official history of the Afghan War has now be written by cable news house historians. Key elements: 1. The terrorist organization al-Qaeda was headquartered in Afghanistan at the time of 9/11 and so HAD to be destroyed to prevent further attacks on our Homeland. It was a "war of necessity," as President Obama said

Linda Ford (2021-09-24). Patriarchy: The Struggle Continues. counterpunch.org In a day when America is ruling over a global Empire maintained with violent enforcement to insure universal subordination to its will; and in a day when a military-style domestic police state relentlessly makes sure anti-government protest and dissent is contained, the patriarchal part of that America has been enhanced and strengthened. Feminist movements have

Jake Johnston (2021-09-24). US Envoy to Haiti Resigns, Citing Political Intervention and "Inhumane" Deportation Policy. counterpunch.org Exactly two months after his appointment, Dan Foote has submitted his resignation as United States Special Envoy to Haiti, citing a "deeply flawed" US policy toward the nation that includes continued political intervention and the administration's recent decision to ramp up deportations. "I will not be associated with the United States inhumane, counterproductive decision to

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-24). EU/NATO deploy Georgian troops to Central Africa. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com National Guard squad traveled to Central Africa The platoon of the 8th rotation team of the Georgian National Guard has left for the European Union-led military training mission (EUTM RCA) in the Central African Republic . Georgian peacekeepers Deputy Commander of the Georgian Defense Forces, Brigadier General Irakli Chichinadze, Commander of the National Guard, Brigadier …

Fight Back (2021-09-24). Continued resistance to FBI repression, 11 years later. fightbacknews.org On September 24, 2010 the FBI raided seven homes of anti-war activists and the office of the Twin Cities Anti-War Committee. 23 activists were subpoenaed to a Chicago-based grand jury that claimed to be investigating "material support for terrorism." None of those targeted ever stopped resisting this attempt to repress our movement and no one appeared before any grand jury. As time went on, the FBI continued their attack on anti-war and international solidarity activists by targeting important veterans of the movement who worked with the Anti-war 23, including Chicano activist Carlos Montes in Los Angeles and Pal…

contributors (2021-09-24). A short History of Climate Change and Civilization that does not End Well (XKCD Webcomic). juancole.com Randall Munroe, XKCD: A webcomic of romance, | sarcasm, math, and language.: | | Via Randall Munroe, XKCD: A webcomic of romance, | sarcasm, math, and language.: | | This work is licensed under a

Yves Engler (2021-09-24). Shame on NDP for supporting imperialism in Haiti. dissidentvoice.org Which is the Canadian political party most likely to stand up to the world's rich and powerful? Which is willing to help the poorest of the poor gain a semblance of dignity and respect? Which can proudly proclaim, we stand for what is right, not just what is easy and expedient? Unfortunately, the answer is …

Alex Bainbridge (2021-09-24). Socialist councillor casts sole vote against AUKUS on Cairns Council. greenleft.org.au Alex Bainbridge reports that Socialist Alliance councillor Rob Pyne was the sole voice of opposition against Morrison's nuclear submarine proposal on the Cairns Council.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). West Nile virus cases reported across the US. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Female Culex mosquito, courtesy: CDC Cases of West Nile virus, a mosquito-borne illness, have been reported across the U.S. It's the leading cause of mosquito-borne disease in the continental U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)."We are currently seeing high levels of West Nile virus infection across many parts of the United States, including a higher number than normal of people with neuroinvasive disease ‚Äï the most severe form of infection,"…

Peter Koenig (2021-09-24). China in Action: Carbon Neutral by 2050. dissidentvoice.org Transcript of a presentation at a Webinar sponsored by the Chongyang Institute of Renmin University, Beijing, 23 September 2021. ***** An early priority for China — at least two to three decades back — was to reduce Carbon Dioxide (CO2) output, as well as that of other greenhouse gases, such as methane, nitrous oxide, ozone …

Staff (2021-09-24). Headlines for September 24, 2021. democracynow.org Haiti Envoy Resigns over Mass Deportations, Blasts "Catastrophic" History of U.S. Interventions, Immigrant Rights Activists Demand an End to ICE Jails on Day of Nationwide Action, CDC Dir. Walensky Approves Pfizer Boosters for High-Risk Workers, Overruling Agency Panel, South African and Bolivian Presidents Highlight Global Vaccine Inequity at UNGA, Guyana's President Calls Out Disproportionate Effects of Climate Crisis on Small Island Nations, EPA Slashes Use of Industrial Chemicals Widely Used in Air Conditioners, Refrigerators, House Approves Increased $768 Billion Pentagon Budget, Rejecting Bids to Rein In Mi…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-24). Zelensky Could "Escape To Russia" Following Oligarch Law Adoption: Ukrainian MP. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The adoption of the law "On Oligarchs" could lead to the flight of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to Russia, Oleksiy Honcharenko, a deputy of the Verkhovna Rada from the European Solidarity party (Petro Poroshenko's faction) claimed. | The politician believes that the bill turns Ukraine "into a monarchy under the leadership of Vladimir the First.""This is a lot of corruption. The NSDC, and in fact — Zelensky himself — will decide who is bad and who is good. And it will s…

Staff (2021-09-24). "Our Health or Our Homes": Tenants Facing Eviction Help Introduce New "Keeping Renters Safe Act" democracynow.org As the Delta variant continues to surge across the United States, so too has the housing and eviction crisis, with more than 11 million households now behind on rent. Most of those evicted are Black or Latinx, and the majority are single women with children. We speak with a single mother and a high school student who have faced eviction and went to Washington, D.C., this week to help Congressmember Cori Bush and Senator Elizabeth Warren introduce the Keeping Renters Safe Act to reinstate the federal pandemic eviction moratorium. "We need the eviction moratorium and the National Tenant Bill of Rights," says Vivian…

sputniknews (2021-09-24). US Mainstream Media Silent as Book Suggests Authenticity of Hunter Biden Emails on Burisma, China. sputniknews.com Earlier this week, the editorial board of the New York Post touted that at least two emails reportedly retrieved from a laptop belonging to Hunter Biden had been confirmed as authentic by a "person who had independent access" to the emails in question.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). Mayo Clinic Minute: Are plant-based burgers better for you? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Plant-based burgers have soared in popularity over the past couple of years. Are these meat alternatives healthier for you than the real thing? Introducing more plant-based foods in your diet is a good thing, says Katherine Zeratsky, a Mayo Clinic registered dietitian nutritionist, but pay attention to the ingredients. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute. youtu.be/9cBAjhTIg-g Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 58) is in the downloads at the end of…

Center for Biological Diversity (2021-09-24). New Study: Tiny Minority of Local Poachers Is Driving Red Wolves to Extinction. indybay.org Fewer Than 10 Red Wolves Remain in Wild…

_____ (2021-09-24). African Leaders Condemn Vaccine Apartheid as an 'Indictment on Humanity'. commondreams.org

teleSUR, lvm, SH (2021-09-24). ONU: 16 millones de yemeníes están al borde del hambre. telesurtv.net Según la Unicef cada 10 minutos muere un niño yemení por falta de alimentos y nutrición.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). Consumer Health: What is the flu? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Fever, upset stomach, diarrhea, sore throat, chills, coughing, sneezing and headache all can make you feel miserable. And when you're not feeling well, it sometimes can be hard to know exactly what's wrong and how you can help yourself feel better. With flu season approaching, this is a good time to look at the symptoms of what is — and is not — the flu. Common cold A runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, congestion, headache…

teleSUR, SH (2021-09-24). Cuba anuncia reapertura gradual del sector gastronómico. telesurtv.net El gobernador de la Habana indicó que para decidir la reapertura gradual se evaluó la situación sanitaria de la capital cubana.

Anonymous669 (2021-09-24). Hezbollah Says Second Iranian Fuel Shipment Meant For Lebanon Has Arrived In Syrian Port. southfront.org Illustrative image. | On September 24, Hezbollah announced that a second Iranian tanker carrying fuel meant for Lebanon had arrived in the Syrian port of Banias. | The fuel shipment will be unloaded in Banias port then transported via land to Lebanon in order to avoid any pressure from the US. Washington maintains strict sanctions on Iran. | Hezbollah decided to import fuel from Iran last August to help ease a fuel crisis that effected all of Lebanon. The crisis begin when the Central Bank announced that it will not b…

Sen. Bernard Sanders (2021-09-24). Why We Need the $3.5 Trillion Reconciliation Bill. counterpunch.org As Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, I want to say a few words about some of the important budgetary issues that Congress is now facing. I want to focus on the $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill but before that I want to comment on the looming debt ceiling crisis. Republican leader Mitch McConnell this morning

Jubilee USA Network (2021-09-24). White House Holds Global COVID Summit at United Nations. indybay.org On the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, President Biden virtually hosts world leaders to make commitments for global vaccine and health equipment distribution.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Listener mailbag — COVID-19 questions answered. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Each week, the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast shares the latest information on COVID-19. On today's episode, Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group, answers listeners' coronavirus questions. Dr. Poland discusses the mu variant, understanding breakthrough infections and the importance of flu vaccinations this fall. "The symptoms of COVID-19 and the symptoms of influenza overlap so much that it can be hard to distinguish one from another," says Dr. Poland. What…

Jim McIlroy (2021-09-24). NSW CFMEU officials deny bribery charges. greenleft.org.au NSW CFMEU officials have rejected police allegations that they received illegal payments from a building construction company. Jim McIlroy reports.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). Mayo Clinic leads biorepository core for new nationwide research on long-term symptoms of COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic research is dedicated to finding solutions for patients who were infected with COVID-19 and the many affected by the long-term symptoms of COVID-19 ‚Äï what the National Institutes of Health (NIH) refers to as "long COVID" or post-acute sequelae. In response to great unmet patient need, the NIH launched a new research initiative to understand why some people who were infected with COVID-19 don't fully recover, or develop new or returning symptoms after…

MEE, agencies (2021-09-24). Lebanon: Hezbollah says second Iranian fuel tanker arrived in country. middleeasteye.net Lebanon: Hezbollah says second Iranian fuel tanker arrived in country | Shipment comes as state energy country warns Lebanon could run out of electricity by end of September | Fri, 09/24/2021 – 09: 28 | A picture shows storage tanks at the Zahrani power plant in Zahrani near the southern Lebanese city of Sidon (Saida) on September 18, 2021 (AFP) | Hezbollah has announced the arrival of a s…

Jeffrey St. Clair (2021-09-24). Roaming Charges: When the Whip Comes Down. counterpunch.org We reenact our history again and again without even realizing it, so absolutely has the darkest chapters of our nation's past been erased from the collective memory. Our leaders react in mock horror when confronted with the outlandish scenes of torture and gratuitous violence that they themselves have set in motion. The liberal conscience, frail as it is, recoils momentarily at what it has done, then quickly reverts to its default setting of moral superiority by blaming the victims, people so poor and desperate they hold all of their earthly possessions in their hands, if, that is, their hands aren't already hold…

Ian Ellis-Jones (2021-09-24). Colombia: The most dangerous country for environmental defenders. greenleft.org.au For the second year in a row, Colombia has been ranked the world's most dangerous country for environmentalists by an international human rights group, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.

Yes on Empty Home Tax 2022 (2021-09-24). Saturday 10/16: Empty Home Tax Launch Party. indybay.org Shanty Shack Brewing | 138 Fern St., Santa Cruz…

Leon Kunstenaar (2021-09-24). A Parable About Speaker Nancy Pelosi. indybay.org And the Pentagon budget…

Anonymous103 (2021-09-24). As Ethiopian War Set To Intensify, 'International Community' Remains Divided And Impotent. southfront.org Illustrative Image | Written by Daniel Edgar exclusively for SouthFront. | As the war grinds on in northern Ethiopia, the respective sides are preparing for an escalation in the fighting as the dry season approaches. Although international efforts to persuade the belligerent parties to call an immediate ceasefire have intensified, the irreconcilable differences between the permanent members of the Security Council means that nothing positive can be expected from that quarter in the foreseeable future. In the absence of determined international action aimed at increasing the pressure on the leadership of the main…

teleSUR, JL (2021-09-24). Asesinan a lideresa social en Colombia, la número 125 en 2021. telesurtv.net De acuerdo a Indepaz, en lo corrido del año se han asesinado 125 líderes sociales y se han perpetrado 72 masacres.

Anonymous669 (2021-09-24). Houthis Launched Missile, Five Drones At Saudi Arabia In New Large-Scale Attack. southfront.org Illustrative image. | On September 24, the Saudi-led coalition announced that it had intercepted and shot down five suicide drones and a ballistic missile which were launched from Yemen, allegedly by the Houthis (Ansar Allah), over Saudi Arabia's southern region. | The coalition claimed that the five drones were on their way to attack city of Khamis Mushait in the southern province of 'Asir, while the ballistic missile was heading towards the provincial capital of Jizan. | "The [Houthi] militia's aggressive attempts to attack…

sputniknews (2021-09-24). Palestinians to Harvest Olives But They're Wary of Settlers, Here's Why. sputniknews.com Mohammed al-Khatib has set up an initiative that aims to protect Palestinian farmers while they hand-pick olives. The group, made up of locals and foreigners, also makes sure that their trees are not burned down or uprooted.

teleSUR, him, JL (2021-09-24). Canciller mexicano pide ante Naciones Unidas cese de bloqueos. telesurtv.net México instó a los mecanismos financieros internacionales a promover acciones conjuntas para aliviar la deuda y generar recuperación socioeconómica post covid.

A Guest Author (2021-09-24). Action at Carswell prison: 'Free Aafia Siddiqui!'. workers.org By Alex Colwell Carswell, Texas Carswell, Texas, Sept. 18. WW PHOTO: Tania Siddiqi When Tania and I arrived at the Sept. 18 protest for Pakistani political prisoner Dr. Aafia Siddiqui, about 100 people were gathered on the back road behind the Federal Medical Center Carswell in Fort Worth, Texas, where . . . |

Animal Liberation Press Office (2021-09-24). Basque ALF Destroys 22 Hunting Stands. indybay.org Received anonymously:…

Bruce E. Levine (2021-09-24). Upcoming PBS Doc "Cured" About Gay Liberation from Psychiatry…and Much More. counterpunch.org The upcoming PBS documentary Cured begins by compelling us to experience, at a visceral level, just how much Americans hated and feared homosexuality. Not that long ago, there was no public outcry directed at governments that had declared homosexuality a crime, churches that had declared homosexuality a sin, and psychiatry—the focus of Cured—that had declared homosexuality a sickness.

UUSF Forum (2021-09-24). Sunday 9/26: A dialogue on Housing and Homelessness with representatives from SPUR and All Home. indybay.org us02web.zoom.us/j/84613268329?pwd=U3NEMXEwc0xBUWZoZlloQkNXc2hFZz09

Planned Parenthood (2021-09-24). Saturday 10/2: Raise Your Voice for Freedom of Choice Virtual Rally w/ Planned Parenthood. indybay.org Online rally via Zoom…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). Heart rhythm disorders: Mayo Clinic Healthcare expert shares 5 things it's important to know. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Heart Day is Sept. 29 LONDON — Heart rhythm disorders are one of the most common cardiac problems. Arrhythmias cause the heart to beat too fast, too slow, or irregularly. People can be born with them or develop them during their lives. Elijah Behr, M.D., a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London, shares five developments in the prevention, detection and treatment of arrhythmias. What cardiologists now know about arrhythmias and COVID-19: "We know…

Staff (2021-09-24). Saudi coalition violated Hudaida truce 231 times Thursday. en.mehrnews.com Yemeni sources reported that the Saudi Arabia-led military coalition continues to violate the ceasefire in the Yemeni province of Al-Hudaida.

David Sirota (2021-09-24). It's Always A Battle Against Corruption. dailyposter.com

Anonymous007 (2021-09-24). Taliban Reintroduce Executions, Amputations, Plan To Use Social Media To Spread Their Message. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The new Taliban's rule in Afghanistan is beginning to resemble the old one quite a bit. | One of the founders of the Taliban and the chief enforcer of its harsh interpretation of Islamic law and current prisons minister Nooruddin Turabi said that executions would be resumed in the Central Asian country, as well as amputations of hands for various crimes. | In an interview with Associated Press, Mullah Nooruddin Turabi dismissed outrage over the Taliban's executions in the past, which sometimes…

sputniknews (2021-09-24). Hunter Biden Asked for $2 Mln From Democratic Donors to Help Unfreeze Libyan Assets: Report. sputniknews.com The newly revealed emails are reportedly unrelated to those on Hunter Biden's purported laptop found at a repair shop in Delaware in 2019 and which indicated that Joe Biden was apparently engaged in his son's business dealings overseas during his tenure as US vice president.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). Mayo Clinic to offer COVID-19 vaccination walk-in clinics in Rochester. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic in Rochester has added more COVID-19 vaccine walk-in clinics for patients, visitors and staff in response to the Food and Drug Administration's full approval of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for those 16 and older, the recommendation of a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine immunocompromised people, and the potential for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots when they're approved.Anyone 12 and older can attend these walk-in clinics. A parent or guardian needs to accompany children under…

teleSUR, SH (2021-09-24). Alertan que mayoría de haitianos deportados son mujeres y niños. telesurtv.net De acuerdo a Unicef algunos de los menores repatriados a Haití son bebés recién nacidos con necesidades específicas e inmediatas.

Angela (2021-09-24). Saturday 9/25: Free virtual screening of documentary film "Frontiers of Dreams and Fears" indybay.org

sputniknews (2021-09-24). US Judge Orders Facebook to Turn Over Deleted Posts That Promoted Hate Toward Rohingya People. sputniknews.com A District of Columbia judge has ruled that Facebook must turn over deleted posts made by Myanmar officials encouraging hate towards the Rohingya people to the Gambian government.

WorkWeek (2021-09-24). New Orleans ATU 1560 President Valerie Jefferson Fights Firing, For Justice & Human Right. indybay.org

sputniknews (2021-09-24). Ex-Police Officer Convicted of George Floyd's Murder Appeals Verdict, Reports Suggest. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, sentenced to 22 years in prison for the murder of African American George Floyd, has filed an intent of appeal to the court regarding his verdict, the media reported on 24 September.

Kevin Gosztola (2021-09-24). Drone Whistleblower Daniel Hale In Carceral Limbo While US Generals Shirk Responsibility For Deadly Strikes. thedissenter.org Daniel Hale (Photo: Bob Hayes)Around two months ago, drone whistleblower Daniel Hale was sentenced to 45 months in prison  after he stood before a federal judge and delivered a statement that demonstrated he was a person of conscience. | "I am here to answer for my own crimes and not that of another person. And it would appear that I am here today to answer for the crime of stealing papers for which I expect to spend some portion of my life in prison," Hale declared. "But what I am really here for is having stolen something that was never mine to take: precious human life." | Hale add…

Staff (2021-09-24). Rep. Maxine Waters: Biden Admin Must End "Inhumane" Deportation & Whipping of Haitian Asylum Seekers. democracynow.org Longtime diplomat Daniel Foote, the U.S. special envoy to Haiti, has resigned in protest over the Biden administration's mass deportation of Haitian asylum seekers and meddling in Haiti's political affairs. The resignation comes days after U.S. Border Patrol agents on horseback were filmed chasing, grabbing and whipping Haitian asylum seekers who had gathered in a makeshift camp in Del Rio, Texas. "I am outraged," says Maxine Waters, a Democratic congressmember from California who is a longtime advocate for the rights of people in Haiti. She says refugees must be able to seek asylum in the U.S. without such "inhu…

Staff (2021-09-24). Former Member of Afghan Parliament Says U.S. War Ushered in "Another Dark Age" for Women. democracynow.org The Taliban are already restricting women's rights in Afghanistan — just a month since they overran the capital of Kabul — by blocking female students from returning to schools and universities, and telling many women workers to stay home. The new Taliban government has closed the Ministry of Women's Affairs that was established soon after the Taliban were toppled in 2001, and replaced it with the Ministry for the Propagation of Virtue and Prevention of Vice, charged with enforcing strict Islamic law. Former Afghan Member of Parliament Belquis Roshan calls for…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-09-24). The "Killer Vaccine" Worldwide. 7.9 Billion People. globalresearch.ca The stated objective is to enforce the Worldwide vaccination of 7.9 billion people in more than 190 countries, to be followed by the imposition of a digitized "vaccine passport". The evidence of mortality and morbidity resulting from the vaccine is overwhelming. Needless to say this is a multi-billion dollar operation for Big Pharma.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-24). Kremlin mouthpiece chasing "spirit of Geneva" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com With a butterfly net. Evidently recent U.S. participation in military exercises in Ukraine, Georgia, Bulgaria, Sweden, Turkey, etc. are in accordance with the "spirit of Geneva," as they certainly don't factor into Peskov's calculations. New US sanctions would wipe out 'spirit of Geneva', Kremlin cautionsDmitry Peskov noted that new sanctions would be a worst-case scenario …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). Mayo Clinic Minute: Should you wash your raw meats and vegetables before cooking? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org When it comes to food safety in the kitchen, it's important to keep your work area clean from bacteria and the possibility of cross-contamination. It's best to use hot, soapy water to wash utensils, cutting boards and other surfaces you use, especially when handling raw meat and poultry. But what about washing raw meat and chicken before cooking? Here's Mayo Clinic clinical dietitian Anya Hill with more. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lqx6Je9zEYc Journalists: Broadcast-quality…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). Mayo Clinic Minute: When spine surgery is the answer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Having a back injury can put a person's life on hold. While most people can find relief through nonsurgical methods like physical therapy, steroid injections and medication management, some patients, including those with spine disorders, may need surgical intervention.Dr. Matthew Neal, a Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon who specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery, says each patient's situation is unique. That's why what happens before surgery can be as important as what happens in the operating room….

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Accurate diagnosis is key to treating lymphoma. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system, which is part of the body's germ-fighting network. The lymphatic system includes the lymph nodes or glands, the spleen, the thymus gland, and bone marrow. While many types of lymphoma exist, the main subtypes are Hodgkin's lymphoma and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Knowing exactly which type of lymphoma you have is key to developing an effective treatment plan. "The main problem with lymphoma is accurate diagnosis," says Dr. Jose…

Nick Estes (2021-09-24). Indigenous people of Brazil fight for their future. greenleft.org.au A slew of anti-Indigenous legislation, escalated violence against and assassinations of Indigenous land defenders, and the COVID-19 pandemic threaten the existence of Brazil's original people, reports Nick Estes.

Sue Bolton (2021-09-24). Far-right throws up new challenges for unions. greenleft.org.au Mainstream commentary about the almost daily anti-vaccination rallies in Melbourne this week has avoided analysing the complex motivations of the demonstrators and failed to suggest sensible ways of responding, argues Sue Bolton.

Dan Bacher (2021-09-24). Advocates Say Governor's $15 Billion Climate Package Fails to Address Fossil Fuels. indybay.org Food & Water Watch's California Director Alexandra Nagy released a statement in response to the Governor's press conference, noting that leaving out such as a "key accelerator" as drilling for fossil fuels is "wildly short sided."

teleSUR, JL (2021-09-24). Pdte. de Venezuela denuncia secuestro de Alex Saab para impedir compra de alimentos. telesurtv.net "Secuestraron a Alex Saab y han hecho todo lo posible para destruir los CLAP que es el alimento del pueblo", indicó el jefe de Estado.

Anonymous765 (2021-09-24). Lithuania & Poland Ramp Up Spat With Belarus As Migrants Die At The Border. southfront.org | DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : | BITCOIN: bc1qv7k70u2zynvem59u88ctdlaw7hc735d8xep9rq : | BITCOIN CASH: qzjv8hrdvz6…

Museum of African Diaspora (2021-09-24). Tuesday 9/28: Community Resilience: COVID-19 Vaccinations in the Black Community (MOAD). indybay.org Online via Zoom…

Michael Albert (2021-09-24). Can We Live with No Bosses? zcomm.org Interview on participatory economics…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). Patients in Phoenix area now can benefit from Mayo Clinic's advanced care at home model of care. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org PHOENIX ‚Äï Mayo Clinic has expanded its innovative advanced care at home model of care, which provides comprehensive care to patients in the comfort of their own homes, to Mayo Clinic in Arizona. Beginning this week, many patients in the Phoenix and Scottsdale area who otherwise would need to be hospitalized will be able to receive in-person and virtual care through Mayo Clinic's advanced care at home platform. Under 24/7 direction of Mayo Clinic physicians, advanced care…

teleSUR, JL (2021-09-24). Pdte. de Bolivia pide que vacunas se consideren como derecho. telesurtv.net "El capitalismo ha mercantilizado todos los ámbitos de la vida social y la salud no escapa de sus tentáculo", acotó el jefe de Estado.

Sonali Kolhatkar (2021-09-24). Yes, AOC's Dress Was Performative Politics, But She Got Her Point Across. counterpunch.org New York's Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's recent Met Gala dress caused a stir for sporting the bold message "Tax the Rich." The progressive lawmaker, who is known for being media-savvy, donned a simple white gown with the blood-red wording emblazoned across the back, designed by a Brooklyn-based brand called Brother Vellies. Attending the gala on a free

Haiti Action Committee (2021-09-24). Friday 9/24: Stop the Deportations! Stop US Atrocities on Haitian Asylum Seekers/Refugees! indybay.org New Federal Bldg | 90 7th St | (7th and Mission) | San Francisco…

Stop the Money Pipeline (2021-09-24). Tuesday 9/28: Palm Oil & Pulp Fiction: Call out Procter & Gamble's Greenwashing Now! indybay.org Digital rally protest against P&G for driving deforestation & human rights violations…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Constipation in children. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 10-year-old daughter spends hours in the bathroom daily. Every time I inquire, she tells me she is constipated. We do not eat out a lot, and we incorporate fruits or vegetables at each meal. She also drinks water most of the day. Is constipation normal at this age, and what can I do to help her? ANSWER: Constipation can cause issues with bowel movements in as many as 30% of children. It's a common…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). COVID Queries: Delta breakthrough infections. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Q: Even people who have been vaccinated are getting sick with the delta variant, so why should I bother getting the shot? A: COVID-19 vaccines remain the best defense against COVID-19. By and large, it's the patients who have not been vaccinated who are getting the most severe disease from the delta variant. "There isn't a vaccine that is 100% effective at preventing illness," says Martin Herrmann, M.D., medical director of Mayo Clinic Health System…

sputniknews (2021-09-24). Trump Vows to Use 'Executive Privilege' to Stonewall Jan. 6 Panel Subpoenas. sputniknews.com The Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol has issued a round of subpoenas to four individuals who either had close ties to then-US President Donald Trump, or were in close contact with the White House in the days leading up to the deadly storming of the US Capitol building.

Nayvin Gordon (2021-09-24). Aided & Abetted by U.S. Politicians, Nature Unleashed Biological Warfare on the People. indybay.org Politicians have aided biological warfare against the people…

Animal Liberation Press Office (2021-09-24). Sale of live crabs, lobsters and fur banned in Amsterdam markets. indybay.org Fur and live crabs and lobsters will no longer be allowed to be sold at markets in the Dutch capital from 2022. Amsterdam city council has decided to ban the sale on animal rights grounds, a pledge that was part of the current city coalition agreement.

Adriel Kasonta (2021-09-24). New EU-China strategy made in Washington. asiatimes.com In a pretty surprising move, on September 16, the European Parliament published a resolution on a new EU-China strategy. This 18-page document, which mentions "China" more tha 160 times, was released immediately after US President Joe Biden, along with his faithful Anglo-Saxon brethren from Australia (Prime Minister Scott Morrison) and Britain (Prime Minister Boris Johnson), …

Anonymous669 (2021-09-24). Iran's Spymaster Threatens "American & Israeli" Bases In Iraqi Kurdistan. southfront.org A file photo of Iran's IRGC forces in a parade. Source: PressTV | On September 24, Iranian Intelligence Minister Esmaeil Khatib warned terrorist groups in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region and their sponsors against destabilizing Iran. | "I warn terrorist elements and the sponsors of these groups in the region that any breach of Iran's security will be met with a firm response by the Iranian armed forces and security services," the newly-appointed minister told reports, according to RT. | Khatib went on to warn what he called "Ame…

Nicky Reid (2021-09-24). Afghanarchism: What American Radicals Can Learn From the Pashtuns. counterpunch.org There is a narrative commonly held by observers in the west that the Afghans are a people defined by perpetual warfare. Like many stereotypes, this one comes with a cornel of truth. After all, the people of Afghanistan just got done throttling the bare hind quarters of the greatest empire Satan ever devised for the

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). Consumer Health: What do you know about rheumatic diseases? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Rheumatic Disease Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about four common rheumatic diseases: ankylosing spondylitis, gout, juvenile idiopathic arthritis and lupus. Ankylosing spondylitis Ankylosing spondylitis is an inflammatory disease that can cause some of the small bones in your spine to fuse. This fusing makes the spine less flexible and can result in a hunched-forward posture. If ribs are affected, it can be difficult to breathe deeply. Ankylosing spondylitis…

teleSUR -him, JL (2021-09-24). Exigen Justicia en Fiscalía mexicana por víctimas de Ayotzinapa. telesurtv.net La FGR mexicana señaló que se judicializarán peritos que cometieron irregularidades durante el manejo de evidencias y las diligencias investigativas.

Anonymous669 (2021-09-24). Turkish Forces Shelled Syrian Army Post In Northeastern Syria (Videos). southfront.org Image: aa.com.tr | On September 24 afternoon, the Turkish military and its proxies shelled a post of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in Syria's northeastern region.

Anonymous007 (2021-09-24). U.S. Congress Votes More Sanctions On Nord Stream 2, Russian Officials Including Prime Minister. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The House of Representatives of the US Congress has adopted a defense budget providing for tougher sanctions against Moscow. | 316 people voted in favor, and 113 against. | In particular, the document includes amendments on expanding restrictions on Russia's sovereign debt, on the possibility of introducing personal sanctions against a whole list of officials, as well as on new measures against Nord Stream 2. | The defense budget of about $780 billion has yet to pass Senate consideration an…

Local Volunteers (2021-09-24). Saturday 10/2: Pacifica: Women's March for Reproductive Justice. indybay.org Pacifica State Beach – parking lot B, 5116 Coast Highway, Pacifica, CA 94044 | Please wear a MASK. Please follow SMC COVID guidelines while attending this protest: www.smchealth.org/pod/covid-19-requirements-resources

Sun Lung (2021-09-24). Another US attempt to discredit China. indybay.org In July 2021 the Biden's administration once again criticized the Chinese leadership. This time China was charged with organizing illegal activities in cyberspace which, for its part, creates a serious threat to the US national security.

DMZ (2021-09-24). Hammer & Tongs Podcast – Copaganda. indybay.org In this episode of H&T (57 min) we again talk with Alex Vitale, author of "The End Of Policing", about the way that police are portrayed in television and film in the USA over the past several decades.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). Mayo Clinic Minute: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease brought on by tobacco. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) refers to a progressive group of lung diseases, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema, that make it hard to breathe. Millions of people around the globe die each year because of COPD, and nearly 16 million people in the U.S. have a form of the disease. The No. 1 cause of COPD in developed countries is tobacco smoking, according to Dr. John Costello, consultant pulmonologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London. Watch: …

Santa Cruz Climate Action Network (2021-09-24). Friday 9/24: Rally & March for Climate Justice: Stop the Money Pipeline. indybay.org Clocktower, Pacific Ave. and Water St., Downtown Santa Cruz…

Brenda Norrell (2021-09-24). Remains in Desert Believed to be Kidnapped Yaqui from Bacum Pueblo. indybay.org Six bodies found in the Sonoran desert are believed to be those of Yaqui from Bacum Pueblo who were kidnapped when they went for a cow for a traditional feast. There was no news of the other four Yaqui from Bacum who were kidnapped. The Attorney General in the State of Sonora, south of the Arizona border, released the information late today.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). Mayo Clinic Community Accountable Care Organization delivers high-quality care, Medicare savings. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — The Mayo Clinic Community Accountable Care Organization (ACO) LLC earned a quality score of 97.81% while generating $32.3 million in cost savings for the Medicare program in 2020. That's according to recently released performance data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service (CMS). The Mayo Clinic Community ACO has participated for a year and a half in the Medicare Shared Savings Program offered by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-24). ISIS Claims Its Cells Killed Or Wounded 85 Taliban Fighters In Less Than A Week (18+ Photos). southfront.org On September 24, al-Naba, ISIS' official newspaper, released a summary of the terrorist group's recent operations against the Taliban in…

_____ (2021-09-24). It's Been Two-Hundred Years, Not Twenty: Targeted Repression in the US Started Long Before 9/11. commondreams.org There is a terrible theme that runs throughout the story of the United States: when a group of people are seen as a threat, state power has been used to oppress them.

Global Research News (2021-09-24). Selected Articles: How Can You be Content with a Counterfactual Explanation of an Orchestrated "Pandemic"? globalresearch.ca By In this public testimony, Mr. Spence relate…

Local Volunteers (2021-09-24). Saturday 10/2: Half Moon Bay: Protest in Support of Reproductive Justice & Freedom. indybay.org Mac Dutra Park, 504 Main Street, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

Fang Ho (2021-09-24). China imposes snapback sanctions on the USA. indybay.org It must be said that the decision taken by Beijing to impose new targeted sanctions against the Americans worsened the already tense atmosphere of the dialog on the eve of the arrival of Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman in Tianjin.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). Mayo Clinic Q and A: COVID-19 vaccine boosters and third doses. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Both of my parents have been vaccinated for COVID-19. The doctor told my mom she is eligible for a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, but my dad is not eligible for a booster now. Can you explain who needs an additional vaccine now, and the differences between a booster and third dose. ANSWER: It's good to know that your parents are among the millions of people who have been vaccinated for COVID-19. A…

Harvey Lemmings (2021-09-24). Matthew Heimbach is Not the Wallet Inspector. counterpunch.org David Rovics, a folksinger and long-term anarchist/leftist, has recently been criticised, including on It's Going Down, for some questionable decisions, and especially his decision to interview Matthew Heimbach, the Traditionalist Workers' Party leader and supposedly ex-fascist. He's now responded to his critics, but unfortunately his response still seems pretty confused on some points of major importance. To

Anonymous007 (2021-09-24). US Envoy For Haiti Resigns, As Biden Simply Propagates Trump's Migrant Policy. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 22nd, US appointed special envoy for Haiti, Ambassador Daniel Lewis Foote resigned as a result of the fiasco that the Haitian migrant crisis has turned into. | Daniel Foote, a career diplomat named to his post in July, said the "collapsed state" was unable to support the infusion of returning migrants. | The tough letter addressed to US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, blamed the "inhumane" and "counterproductive" decision to deport thousands of Haitians bac…

Party for Socialism & Liberation (2021-09-24). Sunday 9/26: SF Car caravan & rally: Cancel the Rents! indybay.org Car caravan at 11: 30AM at 1875 Marin St. Rally at 1: 30PM at Garfield Square…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Asthma management planning can prevent asthma attacks. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Asthma is a condition where your airways narrow and swell and may produce extra mucus. This can make breathing difficult, and trigger coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath. Asthma is one of the most common long-term diseases in children, but adults can have asthma, too. Symptoms of asthma include: Shortness of breath.Chest tightness or pain.Wheezing when exhaling, which is a common sign of asthma in children.Trouble sleeping caused by shortness of breath, coughing or wheezing.Coughing…

sputniknews (2021-09-24). Batting Below the Poverty Line: How MLB Exploits Its MiLB Workforce. sputniknews.com Major League Baseball has long emphasized its ties to a distant, more idyllic past. Underneath all the marketing, it is and has always been a cold hard business. MLB rakes in billions in revenue, while most of its workforce are paid poverty wages.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). Science Saturday: A fountain of youth for aging muscles. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Regenerative medicine could hold the keys to rejuvenating older muscles, and research supporting that will be featured at the Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery. Preclinical research by Helen Blau, Ph.D., Stanford University School of Medicine, discovered a protein that triggers muscle loss and a way to block it to restore youthful muscle strength. Dr. Blau, director of the Baxter Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology at Stanford University School of Medicine, will present her research in a virtual…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). Sharing Mayo Clinic: Genetics connects family members at the hip. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Before they went through testing at Mayo Clinic Laboratories, Barbara Domaille, Deborah Neville, Pamela Neville, and Rylie Ronnenberg thought there could be a genetic connection to the hip problems they shared. After the testing, they knew for sure. ___________________________________ As family members, Barbara Domaille, Deborah Neville, Pamela Neville, and Rylie Ronnenberg share many things in common that they treasure, and only one they wish they didn't: a hip abnormality called femoroacetabular impingement. After undergoing genetic…

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2021-09-23: News Headlines

Workers World Party (2021-09-23). Stop racist terror against Haitian refugees! Stop the deportations! workers.org Workers World Party salutes the inspiring bravery of the Haitian People — in Del Rio, Texas, and in Haiti, now and for over two centuries. The racist brutality of the United States is on worldwide display, with pictures of their border guards using whips — which the Border Patrol calls . . . |

Medea Benjamin, Nicholas J.S. Davies (2021-09-23). U.S. Militarism's Toxic Impact on Climate Policy. juancole.com ( Code Pink ) — President Biden addressed the UN General on September 21 with a warning that the climate crisis is fast approaching a "point of no return," and a promise that the United States would rally the world to action. "We will lead not just with the example of our power but, God …

ecns.cn (2021-09-23). Chinese envoy regrets absence of U.S., other Western countries at UN anti-racism meeting. ecns.cn Zhang Jun, China's permanent representative to the United Nations, on Wednesday regretted the absence of the United States and some other Western countries from an important UN anti-racism meeting.

Vijay Prashad (2021-09-23). US and Australia signed a nuclear arms deal, simple as that. asiatimes.com On September 15, the heads of government of Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States announced the formation of AUKUS, "a new enhanced trilateral security partnership" among these three countries. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson joined US President Joe Biden to "preserve security and stability in the Indo-Pacific," …

New Atlas (2021-09-23). De-Listed Anti-China Terror Group "Rises from the Dead" newatlas.report September 23, 2021 (Brian Berletic — NEO) — Suspicions were raised when in late 2020 the US de-listed as a terrorist organization the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM), sometimes referred to as the Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP). This was because the US had claimed as its rationale that the ETIM/TIP had not been active for over …

ecns.cn (2021-09-23). COVID-19 might have started to spread in September 2019 in the United States: study. ecns.cn

WSWS (2021-09-23). Judge issues strikebreaking injunction against Kentucky distillery workers. wsws.org A judge issued an injunction Tuesday limiting the actions of picketing workers at the Heaven Hill distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky, and distillery owners have robbed employees of health insurance to break the strike.

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-09-23). President Maduro at 76th UN General Assembly: 'The World Needs a New UN'. orinocotribune.com President Nicolás Maduro, in his speech at the 76th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN), condemned the fierce campaign against Venezuela unleashed by the elites that govern the United States, in complicity with power groups in Europe and other governments. | In this regard, he denounced the attack against Venezuela's right to buy what it needs and the right to sell what it produces, like the great oil and mineral resources that exist in the Venezuelan territory. | "Venezuela denounces a permanent and systematic aggression through cruel economic, financial and oil sanctions, through a persec…

Ramzy Baroud (2021-09-23). Who Represents Afghanistan: Genuine Activists vs "Native Informants" dissidentvoice.org Scenes of thousands of Afghans flooding the Kabul International Airport to flee the country as Taliban fighters were quickly consolidating their control over the capital, raised many questions, leading amongst them: who are these people and why are they running away? In the US and other Western media, answers were readily available: they were mostly …

WSWS (2021-09-23). Australia: Why are the socialists leading the fight to defend basic democratic rights? wsws.org The Socialist Equality Party is conducting an intensive campaign against the new anti-democratic electoral laws pushed through the Australian parliament.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-23). Turkey deploys thousands more troops to Syria ahead of talks with Russia, Iran. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Putin and Peskov would never hold a minor peccadillo like that against their strategic ally. Turkish military sends more troops to NW Syria ahead of meeting Turkey's military has dispatched thousands of additional troops to opposition-held northwestern Syria ahead of a critical meeting with Russian and Iranian leaders next week, a report said Thursday. …Turkey, …

Ahmed Abu Artema (2021-09-23). Palestinians will always punch holes in Israel's walls. electronicintifada.net Prison escape reinforced sense of national identity. | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | …

Dean Baker (2021-09-23). Evil Doers: The Pharmaceutical Industry and the Pandemic. counterpunch.org Now that George W. Bush is back in the news with his attacks on the Trumpist insurrectionists, it might be worth reviving one of the great lines of his presidency. After the September 11thattack, when Bush decided to go after not just the terrorists who planned the hijackings, but all sorts of people around the world he didn't like, he lumped them together as "evil doers." That may not be the most eloquent phrase, but it works well as a description of the modern pharmaceutical industry.

WSWS (2021-09-23). America's deadliest pandemic: COVID-19 eclipses the Spanish flu. wsws.org This month, COVID-19 officially became the deadliest outbreak of infectious disease in American history, eclipsing the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic that killed 675,000 Americans over two years.

Timothy Ryan (2021-09-23). Child Labor is Growing: Which Side Are Democracies On? fpif.org Two years ago, when Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro favorably promoted the idea of labor for children as young as eight or nine, his minister for Human Rights, Family, and Women shot back: "Let us be clear that for children to work is a violation of their rights, something that cannot be allowed." The Brazilian National Forum for the Prevention and Eradication of Child Labour publicly expressed "its vehement repudiation of the statement of Mr. Jair Bolsonaro…The declaration reveals a total disregard for the 1988 Federal Constitution…which prohibits all forms of child labour under the age of 16." | Accordin…

The Global Research Team (2021-09-23). Global Research in Troubled Waters: We Need Your Support. globalresearch.ca Dear Readers, | As some of you may recall, around this time last year, Global Research needed your help to "stay afloat". Our financial situation was in bad shape and we were metaphorically sinking. Happily, many of you have since thrown …

Jessica Corbett (2021-09-23). 'This Cannot Happen': Biden DHS Seeks Contractor for Migrant Detention Center at Guantánamo Bay. globalresearch.ca

Joel S. Hirschhorn (2021-09-23). New Movement Launched by Physicians, Including Dr. Robert Malone, to Fight Medical Tyranny. globalresearch.ca

Claire Robinson (2021-09-23). Chromothripsis: Bad News for Gene Editing. globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2021-09-23). China expresses grave concern over U.S.-UK-Australia nuclear submarine cooperation. ecns.cn China on Wednesday expressed grave concern over the cooperation between the United States, the UK and Australia on nuclear submarines, stating that it deliberately escalates regional tensions.

WSWS (2021-09-23). Cuban musician, composer and band leader Adalberto àÅlvarez (1948-2021). wsws.org A reader has contributed this obituary of the remarkable Cuban musician, composer and band leader Adalberto àÅlvarez.

Koohan Paik-Mander (2021-09-23). Meet the Biden Advisor Who Wants a Cold War with China. counterpunch.org As a longtime Hawaii resident, I have always wondered how the former President of the United States, Grover Cleveland, was so ineffective when it came to foreign policy matters. His efforts to right the wrong of the unauthorized armed invasion and imprisonment of the last sovereign monarch of the Hawaiian Kingdom, Queen Lili ªuokalani, in 1893

WSWS (2021-09-23). Wall Street welcomes latest Fed decisions. wsws.org While he indicated the Fed could announce a "tapering" of its asset prices in November, Fed chair Jerome Powell said the Fed's monetary policy would remain "accommodative" and any lift in interest rates was "well away."

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-23). India: Farmers Aim to Topple Modi at State Level. libya360.wordpress.com Haris Zargar 5 September 2021: Indian farmers and their supporters march to Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh state in protest against the government's agricultural reforms. (Photograph by Pankaj Nangia/ Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) The ongoing farmers' agitation has unified farmers of all castes and religions, creating a new political challenge to Narenda Modi's party in…

David Rosen (2021-09-23). America's broadband crisis: the making of a twenty-first-century cartel. mronline.org In January 2020, as the Verizon settlement was being worked out, the city released the NYC Internet Master Plan, which declared: "The private market has failed to deliver the internet in a way that works for all New Yorkers."

Al Ronzoni (2021-09-23). Reminiscences of a Wall Street Occupier. counterpunch.org I don't remember exactly where I first saw the Adbusters poster with a ballerina poised atop the famous Charging Bull statue in lower Manhattan, calling for the "occupation" of Wall Street on September 17, 2011 but it was certainly an eye-catching. I do remember thinking it was funny in a weird kind of way. "Occupy

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-23). Under the shadow of Duterte, Filipinos remember the crimes of Ferdinand Marcos. peoplesdispatch.org Protests were held across the Philippines to mark the declaration of martial law by dictator Ferdinand Marcos in 1972. The protests were especially significant ahead of the presidential elections scheduled for next year…

Editor2 (2021-09-23). War Hawks Quietly Positioning Canada to Participate in US-led Ballistic Missile Defence Program. orinocotribune.com During the 2021 federal election campaign, there has been almost no emphasis or discussion in the media on the Liberal government's plan to spend more than $553 billion on the military over the next 20 years, including the awarding of contracts for purchase of military fighter jets and armed drones in the next few months. The contracts for new frigates have already been awarded, including design components by Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, and BAE Systems. | Since then, the U.S. has spent more than $100 billion attempting to build a missile shield, and for almost two decades the U.S. and defense industry lobb…

WSWS (2021-09-23). Dana worker with head injury suffered seizure on the job. wsws.org That this incident took place at all was made possible by the contract extension brokered by the USW and UAW, in defiance of overwhelming demands by Dana workers for a national strike.

Editor (2021-09-23). Australia's Defence Policy explained. mronline.org Australia's Defence Policy explained – Utopia | September 23, 2021 | Newswire…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-23). Haiti and the US "Responsibility to Protect" libya360.wordpress.com Erica Caines "If Haiti just quietly sunk into the Caribbean or just rose up 300 feet, it wouldn't matter a whole lot to our interests." sitting us president, Joe Biden On August 14th, the southern third of Haiti was hit by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake, resulting in a death count of up to 2,200 people…

WSWS (2021-09-23). Scientists find new evidence of the natural origins of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. wsws.org The discovery by an international team of scientists further discredits the claims, promoted by the corporate media and the Trump and Biden administrations, that the pandemic originated in a laboratory in the Chinese city of Wuhan.

Steve Watson (2021-09-23). Video: 'Liberal Media Darling' George W. Bush Confronted by Iraq Veteran. globalresearch.ca

Reiner Fuellmich (2021-09-23). Video: Berlin Corona Investigation. Ongoing Crimes Against Humanity: "We Are Dealing with Psychopaths". Reiner Fuellmich. globalresearch.ca

Pepe Escobar (2021-09-23). Eurasia Takes Shape: How the SCO Just Flipped the World Order. globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2021-09-23). Study may push back date COVID hit U.S. ecns.cn A study of big data and epidemic models indicates with 50 percent probability that the first COVID-19 infection in the United States may have occurred between August and October 2019.

WSWS (2021-09-23). Former French health minister charged for "endangering the lives of others" over COVID-19 policies. wsws.org Buzyn's indictment underscores the widely felt sense in the population that the ruling class pursued a policy of social murder in response to the pandemic.

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2021-09-23). The U.S. May Have Lost the Military War in Syria, But Has Won the Propaganda War at Home by Portraying Its Murderous Invasion as a Moral Crusade. globalresearch.ca

Editor (2021-09-23). Rooftop solar to roll out on China's public buildings. mronline.org The latest county-level trials could boost rooftop solar power generation over the next five years but new business models are needed to make them successful.

W. T. Whitney (2021-09-23). Cuban and Mexican Presidents Strengthen Solidarity in Remarkable Display. counterpunch.org The independence of Mexico and of Cuba, got a big hearing in Mexico City on September 16. On that day in 1810, in Dolores, Mexico, Catholic priest Miguel Hidalgo called upon parishioners to join him in rebelling against Spain's viceregal government. Mexico finally gained independence in 1821. Every year, at 11 PM on September 15,

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-23). Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel at UNGA. libya360.wordpress.com Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel addresses the 76th UN General Assembly during the September 23, 2021 morning session. [Full address with simultaneous English interpretation from source] Watch President Miguel Diaz-Canel's full address on our Facebook and YouTube pages: t.co/O6XAUA2hgN — Kawsachun News (@KawsachunNews) September 23, 2021…

Jake Johnston (2021-09-23). US Envoy to Haiti Resigns, Citing Political Intervention and "Inhumane" Deportation Policy. cepr.net Exactly two months after his appointment, Dan Foote has submitted his resignation as United States Special Envoy to Haiti, citing a "deeply flawed" US policy toward the nation that includes continued political intervention and the administration's recent decision to ramp up deportations. "I will not be associated with the United States inhumane, counterproductive decision to …

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-23). NATO delegation assists Georgian efforts to liberate occupied territories. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Visit of the representatives of the NATO Defense Education Development Program to Georgia Representatives of the NATO Defense Education Development Program (DEEP) paid a working visit to the Ministry of Defense of Georgia. The purpose of the visit was to review the existing professional military education, to discuss the measures taken within the framework of …

Lawrence Wittner (2021-09-23). The Fate of Cassandra: Dire Predictions Go Unheeded. counterpunch.org In ancient Greek mythology, Cassandra was a priestess who was able to predict the future but unable to convince others to act upon her prophecies. The fate of Cassandra seems particularly relevant today, for there has been ample warning about three developments that threaten continued human existence—preparations for nuclear war, climate change, and disease pandemics—without,

Charles Pierson (2021-09-23). Washington Institute for Near East Policy Honors a UAE War Criminal. counterpunch.org The decision by the Washington Institute for Near East Policy (WINEP) to honor Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan spits in the faces of the 100,000 Yemenis the United Arab Emirates has helped kill over the past six years. Bin Zayed (popularly known as "MBZ") has been the Emirates' de facto ruler since his

Agnieszka Pikulicka-Wilczewska (2021-09-23). Afghanistan: Ex-Bagram Inmates Recount Stories of Abuse, Torture. globalresearch.ca

Daniela Jimenez (2021-09-23). Venezuela Denounces Cyber-Attack Originating in the United States. orinocotribune.com The cyber-attack against the Banco de Venezuela system, which put the bank out of service since September 15, came from the United States, informed the Executive Vice President of Venezuela, Delcy Rodríguez. | At a press conference in the Simón Bolívar press room of the Miraflores Palace on Wednesday, September 22, the Venezuelan vice president reported that since September 15, the Banco de Venezuela has been the victim of a series of computer attacks that tried to degrade the operation of its computer system, and these attacks originated in the United States. | She also specified that, according to the prelimina…

Makia Freeman (2021-09-23). Welcome to the CO2 Monitoring Credit Card that Cuts You Off at Your Carbon Max. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-23). Baltic: multinational NATO warplane drills send message to Russia, Kaliningrad, Belarus. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ramstein Alloy 21-3 Trains Allies and Partners for Missions Above the Baltic Sea On September 21 and 22, the third Ramstein Alloy exercise this year saw Allied and Partner air forces come together to conduct live-fly training in the Baltic States and…airspace over the Baltic Sea. This iteration of the Ramstein Alloy exercise series was …

WSWS (2021-09-23). Pennsylvania COVID-19 cases and deaths up tenfold after full reopening of schools. wsws.org The surge in infections and deaths has been driven by the lifting of all restrictions and the reopening of schools in August, promoted by Democratic Governor Tom Wolf along with local politicians.

WSWS (2021-09-23). Biden, Macron pledge to meet amid mounting US-EU conflicts over China. wsws.org EU officials criticized Washington's signing of the anti-Chinese AUKUS alliance and the canceling of a Franco-Australian submarine contract.

In Defense of Liberation! (2021-09-23). Understanding Socialism a Bit Better. anchor.fm In this episode I try to go into a easily understandable but diverse explanation as to why socialism and its rationale, it's motive production and it's social, political, and economic organization is far better in every way imaginable then capitalism. I try to explain why to the best of my ability, as I have before, but I feel every time that I learn something new I am able to add to this conversation. I hope this is educational, or understandable at the very least. If you have any questions, critiques, or want to reach out to me for any other reason you can email me or reach out on social media. Enjoy!

WSWS (2021-09-23). What can be expected from a red-green federal government in Germany? wsws.org Like the Left Party, the SPD and the Greens have ensured that an unprecedented redistribution of wealth from the bottom upwards has taken place during the coronavirus pandemic.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-23). Transdniester caught in pincer between Romania and Ukraine with Russian troops stuck in the middle. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Try to imagine a small fish, Transdniester, swallowed by a large fish, Moldova, which in turn is swallowed by a larger fish Romania, resting in the belly of a whale, NATO. Transnistria leader speaks in favor of maintaining Russian peacekeeping mission The leader of the unrecognized republic of Transnistria, Vadim Krasnoselsky, believes the peacekeeping mission …

David Swanson (2021-09-23). U.S. Media Obsessed With Smaller Two of Three Big Bills in Congress. warisacrime.org The super unprecedentedly ginormous Building Back Better bill is widely advertised as costing $3.5 trillion — and I think we'd all love to hear just a few hundred more times how Senator Joe Manchin won't stand for it, wouldn't we? But that number is spread over 10 years. In 1 year it's $0.35 trillion, otherwise …

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-23). Killing of social leaders and human rights defenders continues unabated in Colombia. peoplesdispatch.org According to INDEPAZ, as of September 21, 124 social leaders and human rights defenders, and 37 former FARC combatants have been assassinated by illegal armed groups. Additionally, 259 people have been killed in 72 massacres this year…

WSWS (2021-09-23). South Australian hospitals in crisis but health union takes no action. wsws.org The South Australian hospital system is falling apart, due to understaffing and lack of facilities, despite low numbers of COVID-19 infections in the state.

Dan Cohen (2021-09-23). Eric Schmidt Cashes in on Artificial Intelligence arms race. mronline.org As the Pentagon drives a hi-tech arms race to maintain its global military superiority, ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt is the man at the center. Behind The Headlines' Dan Cohen investigates how the U.S. empire's drive to control the world using Silicon Valley technology creates the possibility of a devastating war.

WSWS (2021-09-23). New Zealand government eases COVID-19 lockdown in Auckland. wsws.org The decision to ease restrictions in Auckland, with many businesses and schools allowed to reopen, poses significant risks under conditions where dozens of COVID-19 cases are being detected every week.

International Alliance of Physicians, Medical Scientists (2021-09-23). Physicians Declaration: Global COVID Summit in Rome, Italy. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2021-09-23). Take Action for Georges Abdallah: Host a screening of "Fedayin," the new film about his life in struggle. samidoun.net On 23 October 2021, the national march and rally will gather outside Lannemezan prison in France once again, to demand the release of Georges Ibrahim Abdallah, the longest-held political prisoner in Europe. In the month prior to the march — which marks the 37th anniversary of Abdallah's arrest — please join in and organize actions […] | The article

Marianna Korsos (2021-09-23). The Sun's Atmosphere Is Hundreds of Times Hotter Than Its Surface — Here's Why. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-23). Victoria Nuland commends Azerbaijan. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com US Under Secretary of State thanks Azerbaijan for helping to evacuate people from Afghanistan The US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland thanked Azerbaijan for its support to the US in evacuating its citizens from Afghanistan… Nuland also noted that she was glad to meet with the Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov. …

WSWS (2021-09-23). Washington state carpenters speak on struggle, denounce union sabotage of strike. wsws.org The walkout of more than 2,000 carpenters in Seattle and across Washington state escalated Wednesday as rank-and-file workers defied the Northwest Carpenters Union (NWCU) and expanded the strike to other construction sites.

Victor Grossman (2021-09-23). Germany's Who With Whom Elections. counterpunch.org In German elections — like the coming ones, as always on a Sunday — all you have to do is present the registration paper mailed to every citizen, then make crosses on a paper ballot. No trouble with the boss, no missing work, long lines or quarrels about fraud or discrimination. It sounds easy. But those ballots

ecns.cn (2021-09-23). Chinese diplomat calls on int'l community eliminate legacies of colonialism. ecns.cn Chinese Ambassador to the United Nations at Geneva, Chen Xu, on Wednesday urged the international community to make more efforts to eliminate the negative impact of legacies of colonialism, promote and protect human rights, and enhance international justice.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-23). Presidents Call for End of US Blockade on Cuba at UNGA. libya360.wordpress.com The Presidents of Guyana, South Africa, Vietnam and Suriname demand a complete end to the unilateral U.S. blockade on Cuba at #UNGA76 The Presidents of Guyana, South Africa, Vietnam and Suriname demand a complete end to the unilateral U.S. blockade on Cuba üá®üá∫ at #UNGA76 pic.twitter.com/2Jtj00Arvu — Kawsachun News (@KawsachunNews) September 23, 2021…

Ted Rall (2021-09-23). Taliban Cops vs American Cops, Who's Worse? counterpunch.org Journalism needs a new rule. Are you reporting about a human rights violation in another country? If the United States commits the same offense, you should be required to refer to that fact in your article or broadcast. Criticizing how a nation treats its prisoners or responds to internal dissent implies that the behavior being

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-23). NATO Liaison Office expedites Georgia's NATO accession. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Which will occur the moment NATO's Georgian proxy army "liberates the occupied territories" of Abkhazia and South Ossetia. Juansher Burchuladze met with the representatives of the NATO Liaison Office The Minister of Defense hosted the Head of the NATO Liaison Office in Georgia and a NATO Liaison Officer. At the meeting, Rosaria Puglisi [an Italian …

Nils McCune (2021-09-23). How big corporations and Bill Gates took over the UN food Summit. thegrayzone.com Large corporations and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation took over the United Nations Food Systems Summit, abandoning small farmers on behalf of Big Ag companies, endangering food sovereignty. Video by La Vía Campesina North America, Nils McCune, and Camila Escalante This September 23, the United Nations holds its Food Systems Summit in New York. Under the guise of the UN system, and despite sleight-of-hand language about "equal opportunities," this summit represents a hostile takeover of world governance by corporate …

WildEarth Guardians (2021-09-23). WildEarth Guardians Scores Groundbreaking Legal Win for the Joshua Tree. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-23). Ukrainian press boasts of 54% support for continued "war with Russia" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Survey: 54% of Ukrainians oppose compromises with CADLR, 43% believe in return of Crimea Almost 81% of Ukrainians consider that the armed conflict with Russia is ongoing in Donetsk and Luhansk regions, and 54% are convinced that Ukraine must not make any compromises to stop the conflict. According to the survey, 80.7% of respondents answered …

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-23). Photo: Georgian defense minister fires U.S. machine gun in exercise designed to "liberate occupied territories" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Just as in 2008. Command-Staff Exercise "Storm 2021" is over Command-Staff Exercise "Storm 2021" is over. The Minister of Defense Juansher Burchuladze and the Commander of the Defense Forces, Major General Giorgi Matiashvili attended the demonstration exercise held at the final stage of the exercise at the Vaziani shooting range. **** The Minister of Defense …

Fight Back (2021-09-23). AFSCME members at Hennepin County rally to fund, staff libraries and restore services. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – On September 20, Hennepin County library workers rallied at the East Lake Street Library, located in the heart of last year's George Floyd rebellion, to call on county commissioners to fully fund and staff public libraries. At the rally, frontline support staff and library workers spoke out against cutting staff during a pandemic, saying that people need the library services more than ever. | The workers held signs along the side of Lake Street as people passing by held out their fists and honked in solidarity. The library users appeared to be supportive, and when they learned that Hennepin Coun…

Mike Garrity (2021-09-23). An Unbelievably Awful Logging Project for Grizzly Bears. counterpunch.org The Alliance for the Wild Rockies went to federal court on Tuesday to halt the Ripley project, a massive clearcutting and logging project in Cabinet-Yaak grizzly habitat in the Kootenai National Forest southeast of Libby, Montana. The Ripley logging project calls for almost 17 square miles of commercial logging (10,854 acres) including 5 square miles of

Megan Redshaw (2021-09-23). 30,000+ Women in UK Report Menstrual Problems after COVID Shots, but Menstrual Issues Not Listed as Side Effect. globalresearch.ca

Brian Shilhavy (2021-09-23). Pulmonary Nurse of 31 Years Testifies How He Followed the COVID Protocols, Unknowingly that They Could Result in the Deaths of Patients. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-23). College football season continues in front of full crowds, risking massive COVID-19 super-spreaders. wsws.org The motivating factor for the schools to allow these deadly events is profit. Last year, limitations on in-person attendance and game cancellations caused schools to lose out on hundreds of millions in anticipated revenue.

Staff (2021-09-23). JPMorgan facing oil bribery probe in Brazil — media. rt.com An investigation is underway in Brazil into whether JPMorgan Chase took part in an alleged bribery and money laundering scheme, dating back to 2011, involving state-run oil company Petrobras. | That's according to an exclusive report by Reuters, which cited court documents and anonymous law enforcement sources. The documents include email messages between alleged co-conspirators, witness testimony, and bank records. | Police are reportedly looking into purchases of roughly 300,000 barrels of Petrobras fuel oil by JPMorgan in 2011. They aim to determine if the banking giant secured shipments of Petrobras fuel a…

Rivera Sun (2021-09-23). 4,391+ Actions for a Better World. zcomm.org Campaign Nonviolence Action Week is bigger than ever…

teleSUR, drl, JCM (2021-09-23). Venezuela anuncia ampliación con Perú del Plan Vuelta a la Patria. telesurtv.net El mandatario venezolano Nicolás Maduro dijo que han hecho las primeras coordinaciones con el presidente de Perú, Pedro Castillo.

Manlio Dinucci (2021-09-23). Joe Biden, el aprendiz de brujo nuclear. globalizacion.ca El discurso que anunció la creacion de la nueva alianza bélica AUKUS está plagado de ‚Äémentiras. Los submarinos que Estados Unidos venderá a Australia están concebidos ‚Äépara portar armas nucleares. Al negar ese hecho, Australia trata de ocultar que AUKUS…

South Front (2021-09-23). Video: Kiev Targets Civilians in Eastern Ukraine as Punishment for Crimea Election. globalresearch.ca

William rivers Pitt (2021-09-23). As Democratic Gears Grind, Their Flawed Legislation Tiptoes Toward Doom. zcomm.org For all the genuine good contained in the budget bill, it pays for itself while making sure the vast wealth of the wealthiest remains virtually untouched…

Staff (2021-09-23). Headlines for September 23, 2021. democracynow.org Biden Pledges More Vaccine Donations as Poorer Nations Demand Patent Waivers for COVID-19 Shots, Alaska Hospitals, Overwhelmed by COVID-19, Begin Rationing Care, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Taps Anti-Mask Vaccine Skeptic as Surgeon General, DHS Looks to Expand Immigrant Detention at Guantánamo as Humanitarian Crisis at Border Grows, Black Congressmembers Condemn Inhumane, Racist Treatment of Haitian Asylum Seekers, Over 300 Migrant Children Still Separated from Their Families, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro Calls for an End to Sanctions, Respect for International Law, Adviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Z…

Sun Lung (2021-09-23). Another US attempt to discredit China. indybay.org In July 2021 the Biden's administration once again criticized the Chinese leadership. This time China was charged with organizing illegal activities in cyberspace which, for its part, creates a serious threat to the US national security.

sputniknews (2021-09-23). Moroccan Liberal Parties Form Coalition Government, Ousting Islamists After Decade of Rule. sputniknews.com After Morocco's ruling Justice and Development Party (PJD) was dealt a stinging defeat in elections earlier this month, several liberal parties have come together to form a coalition government with billionaire Aziz Akhannouch at the helm.

Posted by Lynda Carson (2021-09-23). Short film released on SAVE 1921 WALNUT. indybay.org Earlier today, the activists involved in trying to Save 1921 Walnut Street, in Berkeley, sent out a link to a short film about the effort to SAVE 1921 WALNUT, and may be found on a link on YouTube further below…. Posted by Lynda Carson.

Anonymous007 (2021-09-23). U.S. Space Force Unveils "Dress Uniform" This Time Rips Off Battlestar Galactica. southfront.org New Space Force uniform. Click to see full-size | The US Space Force unveiled the prototype dress uniforms of its Guardians (as it appears Marvel hasn't sued them over copyright of the name, or Viacom over nicking the Star Trek logo). | The dress uniform features a dark navy color, an upturned collar, and a diagonal row of six buttons. | During a speech at the Air Force Association's Air, Space & Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, Chief of Space Operations Gen. John W. "Jay" Raymond called two Guar…

Staff (2021-09-23). Venezuela acusa que desde EE.UU. realizaron ataque a entidad bancaria. telesurtv.net El Banco de Venezuela fue víctima de un ataque cibernético el pasado 16 de septiembre.

sputniknews (2021-09-23). Lebanese Public Hopes New Gov't Will Tackle Economic Crisis, But What are the Odds It'll Succeed? sputniknews.com To keep the economy afloat, the Mediterranean nation needs billions of dollars in international assistance. But to unlock those funds it will have to implement a number of painful reforms, including the introduction of food rations and slashing the number public sector employees.

Atilio A. Boron (2021-09-23). Argentina — "Deudicidio" y después. globalizacion.ca Estuvo muy bien el presidente argentino Alberto Fernández al denunciar, ante la Asamblea General de la ONU, que la Argentina había sido víctima de un "deudicidio". Ojalá que ésta sagaz caracterización —la figura sería "robo seguido de muerte"- sirva para…

Anand Naidoo (2021-09-23). The Heat: U.S. pledges more vaccines, calls on world leaders. america.cgtn.com U.S. President Joe Biden announces the United States is donating another 500 billion vaccines to developing countries.

Sonali Kolhatkar (2021-09-23). Yes, AOC's Dress Was Performative Politics, But She Got Her Point Across. zcomm.org In spite of criticism from all sides, the young congresswoman from New York sparked a necessary national conversation about the need for higher taxation of the rich…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-23). Central Syria: Landmine Explosion Killed Or Wounded Nine Pro-Government Fighters. southfront.org File image. | On September 23, three pro-government fighters were killed and six others were wounded while taking part in a combing operation in central Syria as a result of a landmine explosion, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. | The London-based monitoring group said that the incident took place in the outskirts of the town of al-Sukhnah in the eastern countryside of Homs. The landmine was allegedly planted by ISIS cells. | One of the three men killed in the incident was reportedly a commander of…

sputniknews (2021-09-23). DHS Looks to Staff Gitmo Migrant Facility With Guards Who Speak Haitian Creole Amid US Border Surge. sputniknews.com In the early 90s, US Coast Guard cutters transported thousands of Haitians fleeing the coup-hit country to refugee camps based at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base. At one point, the detention facility came under human rights scrutiny, and was branded an "HIV prison camp" for its quarantining of HIV+ refugees and their relatives.

Mirko C. Trudeau (2021-09-23). Naciones Unidas: Estamos al borde al abismo, øVamos a dar el paso al frente? globalizacion.ca Antonio Guterres, el portugués secretario general de la Organización de Naciones Unidas (ONU) inauguró el debate anual de la Asamblea General afirmando que enfrentamos la cascada de crisis más grande de nuestras vidas, entre ellas la del cambio climático, la…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-23). Military Situation In Afghanistan On September 23, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 22, two Taliban and a civilian were killed in a shooting carried out by ISIS in the center of Jalalabad city | On September 22, ISIS attacked a Taliban vehicle in district 5 of Jalalabad city with an IED. Two Taliban members allegedly were killed and 4 others were wounded | On September 22, ISIS attacked a Taliban vehicle in district 17 of Kabul city with an IED. Six Taliban members allegedly were killed and wounded | On September 22, a Pakistani…

Editor (2021-09-23). 'From Production to Livelihood — Raymond Williams on Ecosocialism': Part 3. mronline.org In 'Socialism and Ecology' and 'Ecology and the Labour Movement', Raymond Williams is arguing the case for a political convergence. Socialism and the labour movement on the one hand, and the ecological or environmental movement on the other, should join forces and both be transformed in the process.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Listener mailbag — COVID-19 questions answered. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Each week, the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast shares the latest information on COVID-19. On today's episode, Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group, answers listeners' coronavirus questions. Dr. Poland discusses the mu variant, understanding breakthrough infections and the importance of flu vaccinations this fall. "The symptoms of COVID-19 and the symptoms of influenza overlap so much that it can be hard to distinguish one from another," says Dr. Poland. What…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-23). Military Situation In Yemen On September 23, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 192 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On September 22, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 9 airstrikes on the Abdiyah district | On September 22, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 4 airstrikes on the Harib district | On September 22, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 2 airstrikes on the Rahba area | On September 22, Saudi-led coalition warp…

Tom Engelhardt (2021-09-23). Tomgram: Kelly Denton-Borhaug, War's End? warisacrime.org This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here. Everyone wants you to do it. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The World Health Organization. Your mother. Even Popeye. It's good for preventing everything from the common cold to Covid-19. And it only takes about 20 …

teleSUR -him, JL (2021-09-23). Pdte. Maduro: Debemos construir un mundo libre del dominio económico de un imperio. telesurtv.net El presidente venezolano destacó la fortaleza de su país para avanzar en la reconstrucción económica sobre bases de diálogo y entendimiento.

Animal Liberation Press Office (2021-09-23). Sale of live crabs, lobsters and fur banned in Amsterdam markets. indybay.org Fur and live crabs and lobsters will no longer be allowed to be sold at markets in the Dutch capital from 2022. Amsterdam city council has decided to ban the sale on animal rights grounds, a pledge that was part of the current city coalition agreement.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Accurate diagnosis is key to treating lymphoma. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system, which is part of the body's germ-fighting network. The lymphatic system includes the lymph nodes or glands, the spleen, the thymus gland, and bone marrow. While many types of lymphoma exist, the main subtypes are Hodgkin's lymphoma and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Knowing exactly which type of lymphoma you have is key to developing an effective treatment plan. "The main problem with lymphoma is accurate diagnosis," says Dr. Jose…

teleSUR, jaa, JL (2021-09-23). Cuba cubre producción de vacunas para inmunización contra Covid. telesurtv.net "Hemos completado la producción de todas las dosis de vacunas que necesitamos para inmunizar a nuestra población", indicó Martínez Díaz.

Jim Motavalli (2021-09-23). The NIMBY Threat to Renewable Energy. zcomm.org In Vermont, everyone loves clean energy—when it comes from someplace else…

Isaac Nellist (2021-09-23). Workers, students speak out against gov't COVID-19 failures. greenleft.org.au A second "Safe from COVID, safe from poverty" media conference discussed organising for COVID-19 safety in the workplace. Isaac Nellist reports.

Party for Socialism & Liberation (2021-09-23). Sunday 9/26: SF Car caravan & rally: Cancel the Rents! indybay.org Car caravan at 11: 30AM at 1875 Marin St. Rally at 1: 30PM at Garfield Square…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-23). France Could "Cozy Up" With Russia Following Nuclear Submarine Debacle: National Interest. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | France could forge closer bonds with Russia in many fields, according to MSM outlet The National Interest is a premier outlet for all sorts of ridiculous and biased stories based, and this one is of little surprise. | France may move towards rapprochement with Russia after the creation of a new defense partnership AUKUS and the termination of a major contract for…

sputniknews (2021-09-23). GOP House Members File Impeachment Articles Against Biden Over 'Clear Violations of His Duties'. sputniknews.com The GOP congressmen's efforts came as recent polls showed that Biden's popularity had begun to slide following a turbulent summer in the US. The events included a new spike in COVID-19 infections, the chaotic evacuation from Afghanistan, as well as a rough hurricane season and wildfires.

teleSUR, yart, JDO (2021-09-23). Pdte. de Guatemala llama a distribuir vacunas equitativamente. telesurtv.net El mandatario solicitó que Centroamérica sea considerada vulnerable a los fenómenos climáticos y desastres naturales.

The Testimonies Project (2021-09-23). Video: Israel's Testimonies Project: Platform for Those Affected by the Covid-19 "Vaccine" globalresearch.ca

Conn Hallinan (2021-09-23). Looking Back: 50 Years of Foreign Policy. zcomm.org The world desperately needs an international health treaty to confront future pandemics and must guarantee that it includes the poorest countries on the globe…

Brenda Norrell (2021-09-23). Remains in Desert Believed to be Kidnapped Yaqui from Bacum Pueblo. indybay.org Six bodies found in the Sonoran desert are believed to be those of Yaqui from Bacum Pueblo who were kidnapped when they went for a cow for a traditional feast. There was no news of the other four Yaqui from Bacum who were kidnapped. The Attorney General in the State of Sonora, south of the Arizona border, released the information late today.

Staff (2021-09-23). Send Haitian migrants to GITMO? Report that small detention facility in Guantanamo Bay will house migrants sparks outrage. rt.com The Biden administration is seeking guards fluent in Haitian Creole to staff a detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba — but it is far too small to have an impact on the thousands of Haitian migrants currently camped in Texas. | According to an NBC News report on Wednesday, the Department of Homeland Security posted a contract

Staff (2021-09-23). FDA greenlights Pfizer booster shots for elderly & those aged 18+ at 'high risk' from Covid-19, leaving room for interpretation. rt.com The US Food and Drug Administration has given its blessing to the use of Pfizer's Covid-19 jab for booster doses. The move could impact millions of Americans, including teachers, grocery workers, and hospital staff. | Heeding advice from its special panel on vaccines, the FDA on Wednesday moved to approve a third dose of the US drugmaker's Covid-19 vaccine to be used on seniors as well as "individuals 18 through 64 years of age and at high risk of severe Covid-19." It has also been approved for adults "whose frequent institutional or occupational exposure" to the virus ostensibly puts them at a heightened risk…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-23). Biden: new era of diplomacy, no new Cold War…except when it comes to Russia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Biden to the United Nations General Assembly on September 21, 2021: "And as we close this period of relentless war, we're opening a new era of relentless diplomacy….[W]e are not seeking a new Cold War or a world divided into rigid blocs." Though he coupled those vaporous bromides with: "We have reaffirmed our sacred NATO …

Malik Miah (2021-09-23). United States: Police, paramedics charged over Elijah McClain's death. greenleft.org.au A mother's determination, combined with the campaign for racial justice, scored an important victory on September 1, when three police officers and two paramedics were charged over the death of Elijah McClain in Colorado in 2019, reports Malik Miah.

sputniknews (2021-09-23). Former Islamist Preacher: 'There is a Salafist in Every Swedish Mosque'. sputniknews.com Salafism is a hardline and ultraconservative brand of Islam linked with literalist interpretations and a puritanical approach that has come to be associated with various radical and extremist groups.

Local Volunteers (2021-09-23). Saturday 10/2: Martinez: Women's March for Women's Rights & Freedom. indybay.org Susana Park, between Susana Street, Estudillo Street, and Henrietta Street in Martinez, CA 94553 | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

Ricardo Vaz (2021-09-23). Campesinos Occupy Sugar Mill, Demand Government Answers. zcomm.org The producers pointed the finger at the private management for the plant's paralysis and vowed to "rescue" it…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-23). Next Turkish intervention? Algeria, Morocco clash over Western Sahara. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com ==== Turkish combat drones to be used in Western Sahara after Karabakh, Libya, Syria, Iraq, Donbass ==== Algeria closes airspace to all Moroccan planes Algeria's presidency has announced the closure of the country's airspace to all Moroccan planes, according to the presidency, in the latest dispute between the two neighbours at odds mainly over Western …

Global Research News (2021-09-23). Selected Articles: A Final Warning to Humanity from Former Pfizer Chief Scientist Michael Yeadon. globalresearch.ca By Listen to Dr. Michael Yeadon, former Vice President and Chief Science Officer of Pfizer, talking about the pandemic and …

Labor Video Project (2021-09-23). Zero Covid NOW & Stop Privatization! Rally At CA Community College Bd Of Governors In Sac. indybay.org The first rally for Zero Covid in the United States took place at the California Community College Board meeting on September 20, 2021. The speakers also demanded an end to privatization and destruction of the community college system by the Lumina foundation which has been supported by the Chancellor Oakley and governor Newsom and the Democratic Party which has a super majority control of the California legislature.

sputniknews (2021-09-23). US Sanctions Suffocating Syrian People, International Community Must Act, Foreign Minister Says. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – Syrian President Bashar Assad earlier said at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin that sanctions against the Syrian people are anti-human, anti-state, and illegitimate.

Megan Redshaw (2021-09-23). Pfizer Says COVID Vaccine for 5- to 11-Year-Olds Is Safe and Shows 'Robust' Antibody Response, Experts Say Not So Fast. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous669 (2021-09-23). Taliban Says Three ISIS-K Terrorists Were Killed In Jalalabad Operation, Photos Show Signs Of Execution (18+). southfront.org File image. | On September 23, officials of Taliban security forces announced that three members of ISIS-Khorasan Province (ISIS-K) were eliminated in an operation near the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad where the terrorist group has been active. | The operation took place near Jalalabad's administrative border with the district of Bihsud. The dead bodies of the three supposed ISIS-K members were found in the area. | Photos of the dead bodies cast doubt on the Taliban's claims. The three men were tied up and bli…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-23). Military Situation In Syria On September 23, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 23, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 26 times: 11 — in Idlib province, 11 — in Latakia province, 1 — in Hama province, 3 — in Aleppo province | On September 23, a car bomb explosion was reported in the city of Afrin | On September 23, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in Tadel area | On September 22, an Israeli drone reportedly was shot down by SAA air defens…

DMZ (2021-09-23). Hammer & Tongs Podcast – Copaganda. indybay.org In this episode of H&T (57 min) we again talk with Alex Vitale, author of "The End Of Policing", about the way that police are portrayed in television and film in the USA over the past several decades.

teleSUR, him, JL (2021-09-23). Denuncian masacre en Tumaco, la número 72 en Colombia. telesurtv.net El aumento de la violencia e inseguridad en varios departamentos de colombia ha aumentado ante la cercanía de las elecciones de 2022.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Consumer Health: What do you know about rheumatic diseases? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Rheumatic Disease Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about four common rheumatic diseases: ankylosing spondylitis, gout, juvenile idiopathic arthritis and lupus. Ankylosing spondylitis Ankylosing spondylitis is an inflammatory disease that can cause some of the small bones in your spine to fuse. This fusing makes the spine less flexible and can result in a hunched-forward posture. If ribs are affected, it can be difficult to breathe deeply. Ankylosing spondylitis…

Santa Cruz Climate Action Network (2021-09-23). Friday 9/24: Rally & March for Climate Justice: Stop the Money Pipeline. indybay.org Clocktower, Pacific Ave. and Water St., Downtown Santa Cruz…

Local Volunteers (2021-09-23). Saturday 10/2: Orinda: Women's March for Reproductive Rights. indybay.org Meet at Downtown Orinda Theatre, 2 theatre square, Orinda, CA 94563, then we'll | march to City Hall and back | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Sharing Mayo Clinic: Genetics connects family members at the hip. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Before they went through testing at Mayo Clinic Laboratories, Barbara Domaille, Deborah Neville, Pamela Neville, and Rylie Ronnenberg thought there could be a genetic connection to the hip problems they shared. After the testing, they knew for sure. ___________________________________ As family members, Barbara Domaille, Deborah Neville, Pamela Neville, and Rylie Ronnenberg share many things in common that they treasure, and only one they wish they didn't: a hip abnormality called femoroacetabular impingement. After undergoing genetic…

Daniel Warner (2021-09-23). Contradictory Cries for Freedom: Vaccinations and Abortions. counterpunch.org The word "freedom" is being bantered about these days in different contexts. On the one hand, those opposed to mandatory vaccinations claim they have the freedom to be vaccinated or not. It's their choice what to do with their bodies. The government cannot force them to be vaccinated; they are free to choose. On the other hand, many of the same people say that pregnant women cannot choose to have abortions after six weeks of pregnancy. Their argument is that women's choices should be limited by the government. In this case, the government can intervene; the women are not free to choose what to do with their bodie…

Jubilee USA Network (2021-09-23). White House Holds Global COVID Summit at United Nations. indybay.org On the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, President Biden virtually hosts world leaders to make commitments for global vaccine and health equipment distribution.

teleSUR- lvm, JL (2021-09-23). Ministerio de Defensa peruano investiga decesos por explosión. telesurtv.net Tras la inspección de los daños el ministro Walter Ayala lamentó los decesos de los veteranos suboficiales Jorge Tasaico, de 55 años, y Marcelino Anampa, de 52 años.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Mayo Clinic Community Accountable Care Organization delivers high-quality care, Medicare savings. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — The Mayo Clinic Community Accountable Care Organization (ACO) LLC earned a quality score of 97.81% while generating $32.3 million in cost savings for the Medicare program in 2020. That's according to recently released performance data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service (CMS). The Mayo Clinic Community ACO has participated for a year and a half in the Medicare Shared Savings Program offered by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Constipation in children. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 10-year-old daughter spends hours in the bathroom daily. Every time I inquire, she tells me she is constipated. We do not eat out a lot, and we incorporate fruits or vegetables at each meal. She also drinks water most of the day. Is constipation normal at this age, and what can I do to help her? ANSWER: Constipation can cause issues with bowel movements in as many as 30% of children. It's a common…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Mayo Clinic Q and A: COVID-19 vaccine boosters and third doses. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Both of my parents have been vaccinated for COVID-19. The doctor told my mom she is eligible for a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, but my dad is not eligible for a booster now. Can you explain who needs an additional vaccine now, and the differences between a booster and third dose. ANSWER: It's good to know that your parents are among the millions of people who have been vaccinated for COVID-19. A…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Asthma management planning can prevent asthma attacks. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Asthma is a condition where your airways narrow and swell and may produce extra mucus. This can make breathing difficult, and trigger coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath. Asthma is one of the most common long-term diseases in children, but adults can have asthma, too. Symptoms of asthma include: Shortness of breath.Chest tightness or pain.Wheezing when exhaling, which is a common sign of asthma in children.Trouble sleeping caused by shortness of breath, coughing or wheezing.Coughing…

teleSUR, SH (2021-09-23). Identifican objetos de indígenas yaqui desaparecidos en México. telesurtv.net La Fiscalía General del Estado de Sonora indicó que esperará los resultados de las pruebas de ADN para dar certeza científica de que se trate de los integrantes de la etnia.

Judy Greenspan (2021-09-23). Thursday 9/23: Emergency Protest: Stop the Deportations of Haitian People. indybay.org Rally with speakers at the SF Federal Building, 7th Street, San Francisco.

UUSF Forum (2021-09-23). Sunday 9/26: A dialogue on Housing and Homelessness with representatives from SPUR and All Home. indybay.org us02web.zoom.us/j/84613268329?pwd=U3NEMXEwc0xBUWZoZlloQkNXc2hFZz09

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Mayo Clinic Minute: When spine surgery is the answer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Having a back injury can put a person's life on hold. While most people can find relief through nonsurgical methods like physical therapy, steroid injections and medication management, some patients, including those with spine disorders, may need surgical intervention.Dr. Matthew Neal, a Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon who specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery, says each patient's situation is unique. That's why what happens before surgery can be as important as what happens in the operating room….

Haiti Action Committee (2021-09-23). Friday 9/24: Stop the Deportations! Stop US Atrocities on Haitian Asylum Seekers/Refugees! indybay.org New Federal Bldg | 90 7th St | (7th and Mission) | San Francisco…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). COVID Queries: Delta breakthrough infections. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Q: Even people who have been vaccinated are getting sick with the delta variant, so why should I bother getting the shot? A: COVID-19 vaccines remain the best defense against COVID-19. By and large, it's the patients who have not been vaccinated who are getting the most severe disease from the delta variant. "There isn't a vaccine that is 100% effective at preventing illness," says Martin Herrmann, M.D., medical director of Mayo Clinic Health System…

Local Volunteers (2021-09-23). Saturday 10/2: Danville: Women's March for Reproductive Rights. indybay.org Meet outside of Public Library at Danville Green, 400 front street, Danville, CA 94526 | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts (2021-09-23). How Can You be Content with a Counterfactual Explanation of an Orchestrated "Pandemic"? globalresearch.ca

sputniknews (2021-09-23). 'This Moment Demands Action': Biden Eyes Executive Actions After Fruitless Police Reform Talks. sputniknews.com US President Joe Biden says he will review executive actions after bipartisan police reform talks between Democrats and Republicans – sparked by the death of Minnesota man George Floyd – are officially over without a deal.

_____ (2021-09-23). Peru's Leftist President Calls for Global Agreement to End Vaccine Apartheid. commondreams.org

teleSUR, SH (2021-09-23). Argentina supera las 63 millones de vacunas recibidas. telesurtv.net Según el Monitor Público de Vacunación a la fecha se han distribuido 54.427.759 dosis de vacunas contra el coronavirus en Argentina.

Staff (2021-09-23). The Globalized, Corporate-Led Food System Is Failing Us: Boycott Grows of U.N. Food Summit. democracynow.org More than 500 civil society groups boycotted the United Nations Food Systems Summit in New York for giving corporations an outsized role in framing the agenda. We speak with leading food advocates in Ethiopia, India and the United States, who lay out their concerns: Million Belay, general coordinator of the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa; Raj Patel, journalist and research professor at the University of Texas at Austin; and Shalmali Guttal, executive director of Focus on the Global South. "There is growing hunger in the world, and there is growing inequality and…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-23). Russian PMC Wagner Refused To Support Notorious African Dictator. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Equatorial Guinea's authorities have apparently believed all the rumors and reports about Russian mercenaries active in various locations around Africa and has decided it needed some PMCs for itself. | Reportedly, the country's Vice President Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mange made a secret visit to Moscow. There, the VP, who is also the President's son, tried to conclude agreements for PMCs' help in ensuring security in the country. It turned out that cooperation would imply the p…

Paul Haeder (2021-09-23). Take Down this Blog, or Else! dissidentvoice.org No no no, that is not too harsh. Sub-humans? Really, that's wrong, off the mark or just plain mean? One of a thousand examples pulled from my file cabinet — I was substitute teaching in the Lincoln County School District. At the High School in Waldport. You know, short notice, no notes from the teacher …

Anonymous669 (2021-09-23). In Video: Iraqi Air Force, Intelligence Killed Four Terrorists In Attack On Key ISIS Hideout In Hamrin. southfront.org On September 23, the Iraqi Air Force and intelligence carried out a joint attack on a key hideout of ISIS…

Nicolás Centurión (2021-09-23). Luis "Lacayo" Pou, el fusible provocador de la Casa Blanca. globalizacion.ca El presidente derechista uruguayo Luis Lacalle Pou, en todas las escalas, ha hecho los deberes para posicionarse como un fiel representante de los poderes concentrados del Uruguay y provocador lacayo de la Casa Blanca. | Tanto en la ONU, en la…

National Organization of Women (2021-09-23). Wednesday 9/22: Women's Contributions to U.S. Infrastructure: An Essential Feminist Issue w/ NOW. indybay.org Online event…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Mayo Clinic to offer COVID-19 vaccination walk-in clinics in Rochester. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic in Rochester has added more COVID-19 vaccine walk-in clinics for patients, visitors and staff in response to the Food and Drug Administration's full approval of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for those 16 and older, the recommendation of a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine immunocompromised people, and the potential for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots when they're approved.Anyone 12 and older can attend these walk-in clinics. A parent or guardian needs to accompany children under…

Leon Kunstenaar (2021-09-23). A Parable About Speaker Nancy Pelosi. indybay.org And the Pentagon budget…

Staff (2021-09-23). United States of War: How AUKUS Nuclear Submarine Deal Could Inflame Tension, Provoke War with China. democracynow.org Criticism is growing of AUKUS, a new trilateral military partnership between Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States that the countries say is needed to counter China's growing power in the Indo-Pacific region. As part of the agreement, the U.S. has agreed to help Australia build a fleet of nuclear-powered submarines, replacing a previous deal Australia had with France. China has denounced the deal, saying the countries are "severely damaging regional peace and stability, intensifying an arms race, and damaging international nuclear non-proliferation efforts." Anthropologist David Vine, who tracks U.S…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Mayo Clinic leads biorepository core for new nationwide research on long-term symptoms of COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic research is dedicated to finding solutions for patients who were infected with COVID-19 and the many affected by the long-term symptoms of COVID-19 ‚Äï what the National Institutes of Health (NIH) refers to as "long COVID" or post-acute sequelae. In response to great unmet patient need, the NIH launched a new research initiative to understand why some people who were infected with COVID-19 don't fully recover, or develop new or returning symptoms after…

Nayvin Gordon (2021-09-23). Aided & Abetted by U.S. Politicians, Nature Unleashed Biological Warfare on the People. indybay.org Politicians have aided biological warfare against the people…

teleSUR, yart, JCM (2021-09-23). Lula afirma que discurso de Bolsonaro ante la ONU es vergonzoso. telesurtv.net Lula señaló que el mandatario brasileño mintió reiteradamente en la Asamblea general de Naciones Unidas.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Science Saturday: A fountain of youth for aging muscles. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Regenerative medicine could hold the keys to rejuvenating older muscles, and research supporting that will be featured at the Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery. Preclinical research by Helen Blau, Ph.D., Stanford University School of Medicine, discovered a protein that triggers muscle loss and a way to block it to restore youthful muscle strength. Dr. Blau, director of the Baxter Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology at Stanford University School of Medicine, will present her research in a virtual…

teleSUR, SH (2021-09-23). Guatemala registra el aumento de asesinatos durante 2021. telesurtv.net Según el Centro de Investigaciones Económicas y Sociales la capital de Guatemala pasó de 235 asesinatos en los primeros ocho meses del año pasado a 317 en 2021.

WSWS (2021-09-23). 30,000 Sri Lankan health workers protest inadequate COVID-19 protection. wsws.org Health workers cannot win their demands by pressuring capitalist regimes, which is why they need to take the struggle for their rights into their own hands.

Staff (2021-09-23). Raj Patel: Climate, Conflict and Capitalism Drive Global Hunger. COVID Made It Worse. democracynow.org With hunger growing across the globe during the pandemic, the United Nations is holding its first Food Systems Summit, but the gathering is facing fierce criticism for giving corporations an outsized role framing the agenda. The United Nations' own experts on food, human rights and the environment released a statement warning the summit could "serve the corporate sector" over the needs of workers, small producers, women and Indigenous peoples around the world. U.N. figures show the pandemic has increased the number of hungry people to 811 million, and nearly one in three people worldwide — almost 2.4 billio…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Mayo Clinic Minute: Should you wash your raw meats and vegetables before cooking? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org When it comes to food safety in the kitchen, it's important to keep your work area clean from bacteria and the possibility of cross-contamination. It's best to use hot, soapy water to wash utensils, cutting boards and other surfaces you use, especially when handling raw meat and poultry. But what about washing raw meat and chicken before cooking? Here's Mayo Clinic clinical dietitian Anya Hill with more. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lqx6Je9zEYc Journalists: Broadcast-quality…

Local Volunteers (2021-09-23). Saturday 10/2: El Cerrito: Women's March for Rights to Health Care & Choice. indybay.org Outside of El Cerrito Plaza, 2000-8000 El Cerrito Plaza, El Cerrito, CA 94530 | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

Stanley Blair (2021-09-23). Public sector unionists fight for liveable income. greenleft.org.au Public sector workers in the Community and Public Sector Union, about to enter enterprise bargaining, are campaigning for wage rises that at least match inflation. Stanley Blair reports.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-23). UN: Zelensky appeals to NATO chief for release of Ukrainians held in "occupied territories" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukrainian president, NATO secretary general meet in New York Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has called on NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg to facilitate the release of Ukrainians illegally held in the temporarily occupied territories and in Russia. **** "Volodymyr Zelensky asked Jens Stoltenberg to facilitate the release of almost 450 Ukrainians who are illegally in …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Patients in Phoenix area now can benefit from Mayo Clinic's advanced care at home model of care. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org PHOENIX ‚Äï Mayo Clinic has expanded its innovative advanced care at home model of care, which provides comprehensive care to patients in the comfort of their own homes, to Mayo Clinic in Arizona. Beginning this week, many patients in the Phoenix and Scottsdale area who otherwise would need to be hospitalized will be able to receive in-person and virtual care through Mayo Clinic's advanced care at home platform. Under 24/7 direction of Mayo Clinic physicians, advanced care…

Animal Liberation Press Office (2021-09-23). Basque ALF Destroys 22 Hunting Stands. indybay.org Received anonymously:…

Editor2 (2021-09-23). Vietnam to Buy 10 Million Covid-19 Vaccine Doses from Cuba. orinocotribune.com The Vietnamese government has agreed to use the provision of "choosing contractors in special cases" to purchase 10 million Abdala vaccine doses from Cuba. | In a resolution issued Monday on buying Cuba's Abdala vaccine, produced by the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB), the government said the doses will be procured by a contractor chosen in line with the Law on Bidding for "special cases." | The resolut…

Salote Soqo (2021-09-23). Climate Change Is Triggering a New Refugee Crisis—Inside the US. zcomm.org More than 1.2 million Americans are currently displaced from their homes because of climate change impacts—including increasingly severe storms, wildfires, and flooding…

sputniknews (2021-09-23). Photo: Armored Vehicles, National Guard Appear on Texas Border Amid Abbott's 'Steel Wall' Deployment. sputniknews.com Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas told US senators that he was "horrified to see" viral videos depicting horseback Border Patrol agents chasing down Haitian migrants at the US-Mexico border. Mayorkas also acknowledged that the US would be increasing the frequency and number of repatriation flights for detainees.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Mayo Clinic Minute: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease brought on by tobacco. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) refers to a progressive group of lung diseases, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema, that make it hard to breathe. Millions of people around the globe die each year because of COPD, and nearly 16 million people in the U.S. have a form of the disease. The No. 1 cause of COPD in developed countries is tobacco smoking, according to Dr. John Costello, consultant pulmonologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London. Watch: …

David Swanson (2021-09-23). 325 Organizations Propose Climate Solution You've Never Heard Of. warisacrime.org By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, September 23, 2021 Yesterday something that has become tiresomely routine happened; I spoke to a college class about the most obvious climate solution, and neither the students nor the professor had ever heard of it. The 325 organizations (and climbing) listed at the bottom of this article are promoting …

Anonymous669 (2021-09-23). Russian Warplanes Continue To Hammer Greater Idlib As Tensions Rise With Turkey (Video, Photos). southfront.org FILE PHOTO: Sukhoi Su-24 attack aircraft before departing for its permanent base in Russia from Khmeimim Air Base in Syria. © Vadim Grishankin / Sputnik | Russian warplanes continue to hammer the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib where Turkey maintains a large force. | Late on September 22, four Russian airstrikes hit the outskirts of the town of Benin in the southern countryside of Idlib. The airstrikes targeted frontline positions of al-Qaeda-affiliated Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), the de-facto ruler of Greate…

Local Volunteers (2021-09-23). Saturday 10/2: Alameda: Women's March for Reproductive & Human Rights. indybay.org Washington Park (Upper Open Space by BB courts), 740 Central Ave., Alameda, CA 94501 | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

Kenneth Surin (2021-09-23). Boris Johnson's Cabinet "Night of the Long Knives" counterpunch.org Taking up the position of education secretary is Baghdad-born Nadhim Zahawi, one of the Commons' richest MPs, who made his fortune in petroleum, and was previously minister in charge of Covid vaccines. The Tories make him a regular choice for radio and TV appearances, where his forte is sounding thoughtful while saying virtually nothing. But the true nature of the beast was revealed when Zahawi was caught charging the cost of heating his stables to parliamentary expenses.

Anonymous669 (2021-09-23). Operation Dawn Of Freedom: Houthis Impose Full Control Of Al-Bayda (Video). southfront.org Click to see full-size image. | On September 23, the Houthis (Ansar Allah) announced that they have imposed full control of the central Yemen province of al-Bayda after seizing the last positions of Saudi-backed forces in an operation codenamed "Dawn of Freedom". | "Operation Dawn of Freedom primarily targeted the remaining dens of so-called al-Qaeda and ISIS, who are affiliated with the coalition of aggression … Today, we announce that our forces, with the support and backing of al-Bayda tribes and their loyal and free m…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-23). More Towns Join Reconciliation Process In Western Daraa (Photos). southfront.org Syrian soldiers in Tel Rifaat city, Illustrative image | More towns in the western countryside of Daraa in southern Syria have reportedly joined the Russian-sponsored reconciliation process. | On September 23, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) entered the town of Dael under a reconciliation agreement that was accepted by the town's local leaders. As usual, a unit of the Russian Military Police accompanied the SAA. | Dozens of gunmen in Dael have already handed over their weapons and joined the reconciliation process as…

Ari Paul (2021-09-23). Press Response to 'Tax the Rich' Dress Proves AOC's Point. zcomm.org Corporate media's response indicates that they are worried that history might be on Ocasio-Cortez and her dress's side…

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