2022-05-27: News Headlines

Dave DeCamp (2022-05-27). State Department Approves $2.6 Billion Helicopter Deal for Egypt. news.antiwar.com On Thursday, the Pentagon said the State Department approved a potential sale of CH-47F Chinook helicopters and related equipment to Egypt worth about $2.6 billion. The Pentagon's Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said the sale is for 56 Chinooks, which come with installed M-240 machine guns. The principal contractor for the deal is Boeing. The Chinook …

Dave DeCamp (2022-05-27). US General Hints at Military Options to Help Export Ukrainian Grain. news.antiwar.com The US general nominated to be the next commander of NATO suggested in a Senate hearing on Thursday that he may offer military options to facilitate grain exports from Ukraine and help break Russia's blockade of Ukraine's southern coast. When asked what NATO could do about Russia's blockade, Gen. Christopher Cavoli, who currently serves as …

Dr. James M. Dorsey (2022-05-27). Playing games in NATO, Turkey eyes its role in a new world order. moderndiplomacy.eu NATO's spat over Turkish opposition to Swedish and Finnish membership is about more than expanding the North Atlantic military alliance. It's as much about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's immediate political goals as Turkey's positioning itself in a new 21st-century world order. On its surface, the spat is about Turkish efforts to hinder support for …

M.K. Bhadrakumar (2022-05-27). Ukraine after 90 days of war. peoplesdispatch.org The Western narrative that Russia is facing defeat at the hands of the Ukrainian military is falling apart. The contrived narrative that Ukraine was "winning" made Kiev delusional which in turn created conditions for Washington and London to extend the war and incrementally enter into it laterally and turn it into a war of attrition against Russia. | But the compelling reality is that the Russian forces are steadily seizing the upper hand in the battle for Donbass. The Ukrainian Defence Ministry spokesperson said on Tuesday that "the most active phase" of the Russian special operation has begun in Donbass. In mil…

Anonymous103 (2022-05-27). Moldova Preparing For War (Videos). southfront.org U.S. Marines and Moldovan soldiers integrated to conduct an Anti-Armor Workshop in Balti, Moldova | The situation in Transnistria at the moment is quite complicated and tense. The AFU (Armed Forces of Ukraine) hold several military detachments on the border, which control the territory. The border with Moldova is one of the supply roads of equipment from Europe and a place of accumulation of Ukrainian resources for further redistribution to different fronts. However, it is impossible to state with absolute certainty that…

Dave DeCamp (2022-05-27). Blinken Says China Poses Greater Long-Term Threat Than Russia. news.antiwar.com Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday delivered a long-awaited speech meant to outline the Biden administration's China policy and called Beijing "the most serious long-term challenge" to the US-led "international order." Blinken maintained that China is the administration's top priority despite all the support the US is giving to Ukraine in its fight against …

Chan Kung (2022-05-27). Zelenskyy Could and Does Make Mistakes Too. moderndiplomacy.eu The war in Ukraine has transformed President Volodymyr Zelenskyy from a rather weak leader to a world-renowned one who has become a household name. Now a celebrity president, Zelenskyy has been delivering war aid and inspiring speeches on social media, while condemning Russia. Although Zelenskyy has successfully created a positive image and has countless fans, …

Peoples Dispatch (2022-05-27). What will happen to pandemic response after WHO and WTO meetings? peoplesdispatch.org Lauren Paremoer from the People's Health Movement South Africa talks about how the recent World Health Assembly and the Ministerial Conference of the WTO will have a major role in deciding the course of the response in case of new health emergencies and pandemics.

Staff (2022-05-27). Diosdado Cabello: Washington Has Not Lifted Any Sanctions Against Venezuela. orinocotribune.com Caracas, May 26, 2022 ( "The United States has not lifted any sanctions on Venezuela" said Cabello during the broadcast of his television program Con el Mazo Dando. "They have not lifted any sanctions against Venezuela, and knowing the gringos, I doubt, even if they gave their word, that they would respect it," he ad…

Alex Salmon (2022-05-27). Protesters say: 'Don't frack the Kimberley!'. greenleft.org.au Frack Free Kimberley and supporters rallied outside the inaugural AGM of Texan fracking company Black Mountain. Alex Salmon reports.

Staff (2022-05-27). Marrero Cruz recibió al primer ministro de San Vicente y las Granadinas. cubadebate.cu Con un fraternal saludo y la certeza de seguir consolidando los lazos de hermandad y cooperación, el miembro del Buró Político del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de Cuba y primer ministro, Manuel Marrero Cruz, recibió en la tarde de este jueves al doctor Ralph Everard Gonsalves, primer ministro y titular de Relaciones Exteriores, Seguridad Nacional, Asuntos Legales e Información de San Vicente y las Granadinas, quien se encuentra de visita oficial en nuestro país.

Staff (2022-05-27). Lula lidera la intención de voto para las próximas elecciones en Brasil, según encuesta. cubadebate.cu Una encuesta del instituto Datafolha de Brasil registró este jueves que el líder del Partido de los Trabajadores, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, supera con más de 20 puntos en intención de voto al presidente Jair Bolsonaro, de cara a los comicios presidenciales que se celebrarán en octubre de este año.

Staff (2022-05-27). Desde las redes: Las armas, principal causa de muerte entre niños de EE.UU. cubadebate.cu Aún estremecida por los 19 niños y sus dos maestras asesinadas a tiros en su escuela en Texas, hoy recibo este gráfico, aparecido en una publicación de New England Journal of Medicine. Muestra las principales causas de muertes pediátricas en Estados Unidos. Impresionante ver cómo las muertes causadas por armas de fuego son la principal causa de muerte en niños.

Staff (2022-05-27). PCR cubano para detección del SARS-CoV-2: Apuesta del Centro de Inmunoensayo por el desarrollo de la biología molecular (+ Video). cubadebate.cu El desarrollo del PCR cubano para la detección del gen de la envoltura del SARS-CoV-2, constituye la antesala del desarrollo de un conjunto de pruebas de PCR para diferentes enfermedades y un punto de partida en la estrategia de innovación en el área de biología molecular del Centro de Inmunoensayo.

Staff (2022-05-27). Concluye Feria Internacional Cuba Alimentos 2022 en La Habana. cubadebate.cu Hoy concluyó en La Habana la tercera edición de la Feria Alimentos Cuba 2.0 con la presencia de Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, primer secretario del Partido Comunista de Cuba y presidente de la República. El mandatario, acompañado por el ministro de la Industria Alimentaria, Manuel Sobrino, intercambió con varios expositores presentes en la cita.

Staff (2022-05-27). Los Warriors clasifican para las finales de la NBA, tres años después. cubadebate.cu En un partido de dos mitades absolutamente diferentes, Golden State Warriors terminó logrando una remontada de 19 puntos (la tercera más grande de su historia en playoffs) ante Dallas Mavericks para ganar por 126-117 como local y ponerse al frente por 2-0 en las Finales de la Conferencia Oeste.

Staff (2022-05-27). Vale-No vale: Revendedores, precios elevados y distribución de productos en tiendas. cubadebate.cu Cubadebate continúa con su sección Vale-No vale para reconocer, una vez más gracias a los comentarios y correos de los lectores, todo aquello que vale porque mejora nuestras vidas, desarrolla el país o nos hace mejores ciudadanos, y señalar también todo lo que no vale y merece ser cambiado. Déjenos su comentario en este trabajo.

Eric Nepomuceno (2022-05-27). Se acelera la militarización del gobierno en Brasil. globalizacion.ca Desde principios de febrero Jair Bolsonaro, el ultraderechista presidente brasileño, viene reforzando de manera vehemente sus reiteradas muestras de agresividad y desequilibrio emocional. Ese cambio en su siempre muy oscilante postura se hizo más evidente a partir de la ejecución…

Staff (2022-05-27). El tiempo: Calor, algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas en la tarde. cubadebate.cu 🌦Amanecerá con sol y algunas nubes en gran parte del país. Desde el final de la mañana se nublará en Isla de la Juventud, con algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas, que durante la tarde se extenderán a gran parte del país, principalmente en zonas del interior y costa norte.

Staff (2022-05-27). XXI Cumbre del ALBA-TCP: Unidad e integración de Nuestra América. cubadebate.cu La XXI Cumbre del ALBA-TCP se realiza días antes de la IX Cumbre de las Américas, a celebrarse, en medio de incertidumbres, en Los àÅngeles, California, luego de que Estados Unidos insinuara, de forma unilateral, que no invitaría a Cuba, Nicaragua ni Venezuela a la cita. En este contexto de retroceso en las relaciones de EE.UU. con los países independientes y soberanos del continente, vuelven a La Habana jefes de Estado y de Gobierno de la región para continuar potenciando la unidad de América Latina.

Newsroom (2022-05-27). Listening to the reason of voice. moderndiplomacy.eu Speech and language skills are unique to modern humans. While this ability evolved over millions of years, it is not possible to trace language in the fossil record because it leaves no direct imprint. Instead, re-examining the ways our nearest living relatives communicate is helping to unravel this mysterious capability. The mystery is deepened by …

Dr. Arshad M. Khan (2022-05-27). Are Biden's Troubles of his Own Making? moderndiplomacy.eu What a fractious world we live in. The somnambulist Biden has woken up in his nocturnal wanderings to hear complaints about China for its sea incursions close to the littoral areas of allies like Taiwan and Japan. Thus at the "Quad" (Australia, Japan, US and India) meeting in Tokyo, he reaffirmed US support for Taiwan, …

Dave DeCamp (2022-05-26). China Proposes Deal to Increase Economic and Security Cooperation With Pacific Island Nations. news.antiwar.com China has Beijing has submitted a draft deal, and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will discuss the proposal during a tour of the Pacific over the next week. He will visit seven countries China hopes will endorse the deal: Kiribati, Samoa, Fiji, Tonga, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, and the Solomon Islands, which recently signed a security pact with Beijing…

Brian Berletic (2022-05-26). Video: US Sees Anti-China Setback after Philippine Elections. asia-pacificresearch.com

John W. Whitehead, Nisha Whitehead (2022-05-26). Mass Shootings: The Vicious Cycle Fueled by America's Toxic Cult of Violence. dissidentvoice.org Mass shootings have become routine in the United States and speak to a society that relies on violence to feed the coffers of the merchants of death. Given the profits made by arms manufacturers, the defense industry, gun dealers and the lobbyists who represent them in Congress, it comes as no surprise that the culture …

Anonymous103 (2022-05-26). The Economy of Tolerable Massacres: The Uvalde Shootings. southfront.org | Written by Dr. Binoy Kampmark | Societies generate their own economies of tolerable cruelties and injustices. Poverty, for instance, will be allowed, as long a sufficient number of individuals are profiting. To an extent, crime and violence can be allowed to thrive. In the United States, the economy of tolerable massacres, executed by military grade weapons, is considerable and seemingly resilient. Its participants all partake in administering it, playing their bleak roles under…

Dave DeCamp (2022-05-26). China Announces Military Drill Near Taiwan in Response to US 'Collusion' With the Island. news.antiwar.com China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) on Wednesday announced it conducted a military exercise near Taiwan to send a message to the US over its "collusion" with the island. Col. Shi Yi, a spokesman for the PLA's Eastern Theater Command, described the exercises as a "solemn warning against recent collusion between the United States and Taiwan." "It …

Staff (2022-05-26). George Soros Exhorts West to Defeat Putin. orinocotribune.com US-Hungarian billionaire George Soros, the godfather of color revolutions, called for the prompt defeat of the Russian president Vladimir Putin in order to save Western civilization. | At Tuesday's annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Soros warned that the Russian military operation in Ukraine could be the beginning of a Third World War, which would become at the end of Western civilization. | "The best and perhaps only way to preserve our c…

Kevin Mwanza (2022-05-26). Venture Capital Firm Gets Smoked On Luna Crypto Collapse, Reportedly Loses $3.5 Billion. moguldom.com Venture capital firm Hashed, a prominent backer of the company behind the collapsed so-called stablecoin tokens TerraUSD (UST) and Luna (LUNA), has failed, amassing a loss of more than $3.5 billion. Based in Seoul, South Korea, the early-stage venture fund Hashed played a part in Terraform Labs' 2021 venture round when it raised $25 million, …

____ (2022-05-26). Xinjiang attracts 115.9 bln yuan of investment in Jan.-April. ecns.cn Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region attracted 115.9 billion yuan (about 17.2 billion U.S. dollars) of investment from outside the region in the first four months of this year, up 27.29 percent year on year, said the regional commerce department.

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-05-26). U.S. Congress Holds First UFO Hearings in Fifty Years Just as Biden Administration Budgets Record $27.6 Billion For Space Weapons. covertactionmagazine.com Coincidence? I Don't Think So On May 17, the U.S. Congress held its first hearings on Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP)—the …

Repost (2022-05-26). Oakland Education Association (OEA) Stands Against the Proposed A's Stadium At Howard Terminal. indybay.org The Oakland Education Association has voted to oppose the GAP A's billionaire owner John Fisher's proposed stadium at the Howard Terminal in the Port of Oakland. The Democrats also with the support of the Alameda Labor Council and Alameda Building Trades Union leadership also want to give Fisher $850 million in tax subsidies. The president of the OEA Keith Brown is also the president of the Alameda Labor Council.

____ (2022-05-26). World Economic Forum appreciates China's commitment to planting 70 billion trees. ecns.cn The World Economic Forum (WEF) said it appreciates China's commitment to plant 70 billion trees in the next 10 years, according to its official website on Wednesday.

Miko Peled (2022-05-26). To Times of Israel Writer, Apartheid is OK, Sympathy for Palestinians "Loathsome" mintpressnews.com Blaming the Palestinians for the ongoing tragedy of their refugees is not only callous but as outrageous as blaming the victims of the Holocaust for the horrors of the Nazis.

____ (2022-05-26). Solomon Islands, China pledge to enhance mutually beneficial cooperation. ecns.cn The Solomon Islands and China pledged here on Thursday to further enhance their mutually beneficial cooperation to serve as a paragon of mutual trust between China and the Pacific island countries.

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Vijay Prashad (2022-05-26). And Then There Was No More Empire All of a Sudden. dissidentvoice.org Bisa Butler (USA), I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 2019. Empire denies its own existence. It does not exist as an empire but only as benevolence, with its mission to spread human rights and sustainable development across the world. However, that perspective means nothing in Havana nor in Caracas, where 'human rights' has come …

Slorinoco (2022-05-26). Biden Declares Colombia Major Non-NATO Ally. orinocotribune.com This Monday, May 23, just a few days before Colombia's presidential elections, US President Joe Biden signed a memorandum officially declaring Colombia a "major non-NATO ally" (MNNA) of the United States. What are the implications? | This category grants some advantages in the defense sector and is a status reserved for only 18 countries. "By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including section 17 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, I hereby declare Colombia a Non-NATO Major Ally of the United States for the purposes of this Act and the Arms Export Contro…

Staff (2022-05-26). President Maduro: Venezuelan Voice will be Present in the Summit of the Americas. orinocotribune.com On Tuesday, May 24, during the closing ceremony of the colloquium on the Battle of Pichincha bicentennial, the President of the Republic, Nicolás Maduro, rejected the discriminatory nature and exclusion of the United States, whose government decided not to invite Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua to the Summit of the Americas scheduled for June in Los Angeles. | "The Summit of the Americas is the summit of the protest against anti-imperialist exclusion. They try to exclude us because they are afraid of the voice of the Bolivarians, they do not want the voice of Bolívar and Chávez to reach them," he denounced at the c…

Editor (2022-05-26). NATO vs Russia: what happens next. mronline.org In Davos and beyond, NATO's upbeat narrative plays like a broken record, while on the ground, Russia is stacking up wins that could sink the Atlantic order.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-26). 'God Will Sort Them Out': Ukrainians of Donbass Beg NATO to End War. libya360.wordpress.com Jim "Fergie" Chambers A residential block in the Petrovsky District in the west end of the city of Donetsk was recently hit by alleged Ukrainian military shelling / credit: Fergie Chambers DONETSK, DONETSK PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC—The Russian "special military operation" in Ukraine reached its 90th day and the Western press continues to be inundated with unverified…

Staff (2022-05-26). One nations, two states: Turkish-Azeri military merger brings NATO to Caucasus, Caspian. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Trend News AgencyMay 26, 2022 Azerbaijan, Turkey discuss prospects for development of military cooperation Minister of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov met with a delegation led by the Deputy Minister of National Defense of the Republic of Turkey Muhsin Dere on May 26…. …Hasanov noted…that cooperation with Turkey in military, …

Staff (2022-05-26). Georgia defense minister thanks NATO for building proxy army. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Agenda.geMay 26, 2022 Defence Minister: European, Euro-Atlantic path means "strong and stable" Georgia Minister of Defence of Georgia Juansher Burchuladze on Thursday said the country's path of European and the Euro-Atlantic integration meant a "strong and stable" Georgia…. *** Burchuladze also noted the challenges in the Black Sea region and across the world, saying Russia's …

Staff (2022-05-26). Top U.S./NATO air command inspects operations in Black Sea. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOAllied Air CommandMay 26, 2022 Romania Provides Crucial Support For NATO's enhanced Vigilance on the Eastern flank General Jeff Harrigian, Commander Allied Air Command visited the Romanian Air Force air operations centre and Allied fighter detachments deployed in country to support NATO's enhanced posture along the eastern flank on May 25. "Besides the CRC's essential …

Staff (2022-05-26). Albania offers Turkish-renovated naval/sub base to NATO. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Associated PressMay 26, 2022 Albania offers ex-Soviet built naval base to NATO Albania has offered NATO a naval base in an effort as a way to highlight the small country's value in the alliance "in these difficult times," the prime minister's office said Thursday. Prime Minister Edi Rama said Pashaliman naval base, 180 kilometers (110 …

Editor2 (2022-05-26). Russian, Chinese Strategic Bombers Complete 13-Hour-Long Patrol Over Sea of Japan, East China Sea. orinocotribune.com The bombers were escorted by the Japanese and South Korean jets during certain parts of their patrolling route. No incidents in the air have been reported. | Russian Tupolev Tu-95MS (NATO reporting name: Bear) and

Anonymous103 (2022-05-26). Nightmarish Scenarios Resulting From US And NATO Ukraine-Bound Weapons Reaching Black Markets. southfront.org As Hillary Clinton once admitted, the US and NATO are infamous for leaving weapons and trained terrorists behind without any regard for the possible consequences. | Written by Drago Bosnic, independent geopolitical and military analyst | The United States and the "purely defensive" NATO alliance

Center for Biological Diversity (2022-05-26). Eastern Monarch Butterfly Population Up Slightly, Still Below Extinction Threshold. indybay.org WASHINGTON, May 24, 2022 — The yearly count released today of monarch butterflies that overwintered in Mexico continues to show imperilment for the migratory butterfly. This year's count of 2.84 hectares (7 acres) of occupied winter habitat is up slightly from last year but still below the 6 hectare threshold scientists say is necessary for the iconic pollinator to be out of the extinction danger zone in North America.

Jake Johnson (2022-05-26). Senators Set to Leave Town for 10-Day Recess Without Action on Gun Violence Crisis. commondreams.org "How many more children, mothers, and fathers need to be murdered in cold blood before the Senate has the guts to ban assault weapons and take on the NRA?" asked Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Maxyyjones (2022-05-26). Nuland-Pyatt Tape Removed From YouTube After 8 Years. scheerpost.com By Joe Lauria / Consortium News | The smoking gun proving U.S. involvement in the 2014 coup in Kiev has been removed from YouTube after eight years. | The two talk about "midwifing" the unconstitutional change of government and "gluing it together" and of the role then Vice President Joe Biden should play and what meetings to set up with Ukrainian politicians. | The U.S. State Department never denied the authenticity of the video, and even issued an apology to the European Union after Nuland is heard on the tape saying, "Fuck the E.U." Mainstream media at the time focused almost exclusively on that off-color…

C Saratchand (2022-05-26). World food crisis: causes, consequences and solutions. peoplesdispatch.org The war is exacerbating the food crisis, but to end it, the United States must first realize no military solution to the conflict in Ukraine will bring about the defeat of Russia it seeks…

Kevin Mwanza (2022-05-26). Ukraine Intelligence Chief: Putin Survived Assassination Attempt In Caucasus Mountains. moguldom.com A top Ukraine military official claims that there was an unsuccessful assassination attempt on Russian President Vladmir Putin in the Caucasus region two months ago. Maj. Gen. Kyrylo Budanov, chief of defense intelligence for Ukraine, told the Ukraine online newspaper Ukrainska Pravda that an "unsuccessful attempt" on the Russian strongman's life occurred in Russia shortly …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-26). The Battle for the Donbass. libya360.wordpress.com Hugo Turner Peace slowly returns to Mariupol | Image: RT The war in Ukraine has reached another decisive moment. Russia and the Lugansk and Donetsk republics are poised to deliver a crushing defeat to Ukrainian forces in the Donbass. Ukraine has already suffered a major psychological defeat with the surrender of the Azov Battalion at…

_____ (2022-05-26). Urging Europe to War: Applying the Corporate Levers. journal-neo.org When the Russians first warned of the potential for armed conflict in Ukraine, the world looked on with pandemic blinded eyes. The public turned an unconcerned head, naturally, to still more "Russia" problems framed with the ever present "Putin" headline. Few suspected a more troubling underpinning. Then Russia marched across the border. The question of …

_____ (2022-05-26). Civilizational Rift: a Small Bump or a Major Hurdle? journal-neo.org Today, it is clear that the beginning of Russia's special military operation on the territory of Ukraine on February 24 this year was a landmark moment in the modern stage of world history. Regardless of the evaluation of this operation, its objectives and legitimacy, one thing is clear today — it has already become the …

_____ (2022-05-26). On Washington's Request, Ukraine has Now Turned against Turkey as Well. journal-neo.org As the Russian proverb says: "You can give the wolf the best food, but he would hanker for the wood." This folk wisdom has a disapproving, judgmental connotation. The main allegorical meaning is that the true essence will always reveal itself, despite anyone's best efforts to change it. This is what is happening today in …

Dean Baker (2022-05-26). CBO Joins Team Transitory. cepr.net Inflation is persisting at rates far higher than most of us consider acceptable. The future path continues to be the focus of the debate on economic prospects. On one side, many of us continue to believe inflation is a temporary phenomenon caused by the reopening from the pandemic and the war in Ukraine. On the …

Contributing Writers (2022-05-26). Gas Sales: The REAL Reason For Ukraine War/ By Jimmy Dore. marktaliano.net READ MORE:

Staff (2022-05-26). Patrick Cockburn Warns the West's "Triumphalism" in Ukraine Could Prolong Conflict Indefinitely. democracynow.org As fighting continues in Ukraine, we speak with journalist Patrick Cockburn, who says Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is peddling a "vague triumphalism" which is "obscuring just how dangerous and how bad the situation has become." His recent CounterPunch piece is headlined "London and Washington are Being Propelled by Hubris — Just as Putin was."…

Anonymous103 (2022-05-26). Military Situation In Ukraine On May 26, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org emptyRussia attacked military assets of the AFU near Berestovoe with high-precision missiles; | Russia attacked military assets of the AFU near Nikolaevka with high-precision missiles; | Russia attacked military assets of the AFU near Dneprovskoe with high-precision missiles; | On May 25, 3 AFU members were killed and 96 armored vehicles were destroyed by the Russian Armed Forces, according to the Russian MOD; | Russian air defense systems shot down 13 Ukrainian drones near Zele…

Luhr Henken (2022-05-26). Address at the Easter march in Berlin. indybay.org First, we need to end the war in Ukraine as quickly as possible. The German government should stop adding fuel to the fire by supplying weapons. It should have a de-escalating effect. Second: We must prevent "dark eagles" in Europe. | Third: We must become a broad movement that prevents the rearmament mania in this country.

Jason Ditz (2022-05-26). US Seizes Tanker Full of Iranian Oil Near Greece. news.antiwar.com Fresh off of the US targeting a series of companies The oil was on a Russian-operated ship, which had been singled out for US targeting in February. It was then called the Pegas. The company renamed the ship the Lana and was Russian flagged. Greece had impounded the Pegas and its Russian crew last month over the invasion of Ukraine, but ultimately release…

_____ (2022-05-26). US Federal Reserve Says Its Goal Is 'To Get Wages Down'. popularresistance.org The chairman of the US Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell, said his goal is "to get wages down." | In a press conference on May 4, Powell announced that the Fed would be raising interest rates by half a percentage and implementing policies aimed at reducing inflation in the United States, which is at its highest level in 40 years. | According to a transcript of the presser published by the Wall Street Journal, Powell blamed this inflation crisis, which is global, not on the proxy war in Ukraine and Western sanctions on Russia, but rather on US workers supposedly making too much money. | "Employers are having difficul…

SouthFront5 (2022-05-26). Orban's New Emergency Measures Allows Hungarian Interests To Be Better Served. southfront.org By Paul Antonopoulos | Viktor Orbán's announcement of a state of emergency in Hungary received criticism from the pro-West political opposition despite the fact that it is needed because of the war raging in neighboring Ukraine, where a large number of members of the Hungarian national community have arrived, as well as thousands of other Ukrainian refugees. A state of emergency is also needed due to the energy and food crisis. | The Hungarian government needs more powers to more easily maintain the econom…

Dave DeCamp (2022-05-26). Ukraine Blasts Suggestions It Should Concede Territory for Peace. news.antiwar.com Ukrainian officials have Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger

Editors of Sozialismus.de (2022-05-26). The "West" and its war aims in Ukraine. indybay.org The Western-oriented countries want to help Ukraine, but not all of them have the same goal in mind. Whereas shortly after the invasion the focus was on defense, since Ramstein the U.S. has been talking about Kiev's need to win the war. This shift in emphasis raises a number of consequential questions for military and civilian assistance & the duration of sanctions.

Staff (2022-05-26). Headlines for May 26, 2022. democracynow.org Chilling Details Emerge of Gunman's Final Moments Ahead of Texas School Massacre, Beto O'Rourke to Texas Governor: "This Is Totally Predictable When You Choose Not to Do Anything", Pope Francis Demands Action on Gun Violence After Texas School Shooting, Ukraine's Zelensky Blasts Henry Kissinger over Proposal to "Appease" Russia, Russian Duma Votes to Abolish Upper Age Limit for Military Enlistment, Citing War in Ukraine, Hungarian PM Viktor Orbán Seizes Emergency Powers, 14 Killed in Attacks Across Afghanistan, Mideast Sandstorms Lead to Hospitalizations, Missed Classes a…

Tom Secker (2022-05-26). Documents Reveal How Pentagon Shaped 'Top Gun: Maverick' Into A Recruitment And PR Vehicle. shadowproof.com Files on "Top Gun: Maverick" detail the influence the Pentagon had over the sequel to Top Gun, how that affected the storyline and character arcs, and which "key talking points" became part of the script.

_____ (2022-05-26). Biden's Troop Deployment To Somalia Confirms Africa Is Not Free. popularresistance.org The Biden Administration's recent decision to return U.S. troops to Somalia represents another effort on the part of the U.S. to deny agency and independence to African people. On the 59th commemoration of African Liberation Day, the Black Alliance for Peace expresses its unequivocal opposition to this redeployment. The 500 U.S. troops sent to Somalia are the latest to violate that nation's sovereignty. As is the case with all U.S. interventions, the underlying reasons are not only depraved but also indifferent to the constant suffering of African people caused by western-induced militarism and war. | The reintro…

_____ (2022-05-26). Two Years Since George Floyd's Death, Has Anything Changed In The US? popularresistance.org Police officer Derek Chauvin killed George Floyd on May 25, 2020, shocking the consciousness of the entire United States. On May 25 of this year, President Joe Biden announced that he will instate an executive order which is a watered-down version of a police reform proposal that previously failed to pass in the Senate. The failed proposal would have altered "qualified immunity", a doctrine that makes it difficult to sue government officials, including police. The proposal would have kept the doctrine intact for individual officers, but made it easier for police brutality victims to sue officers or municipalities…

_____ (2022-05-26). US Women Human Rights Defenders Deported From Western Sahara. popularresistance.org Three US women heading to visit their friends in Boujdour, Western Sahara, were forcibly turned back on May 23rd, when they landed at Laayoune Airport. Twelve men and six women Moroccan agents physically overpowered them and placed them against their will on a plane back to Casablanca. During the scuffle, one of the women's shirt and bra were pulled up to expose her breasts. In the cultural context of the passengers on the plane, this was a serious form of harassment and violence against women. | Wynd Kaufmyn said of her treatment by the Moroccan forces, "We refused to cooperate with their illegal actions. I repe…

_____ (2022-05-26). I Know Who The US Will Coup Next! popularresistance.org "I know who the US is going to coup next and noone is talking about it." | "Hello, my name is the United States and I am a coup-aholic. I just can't stop couping. I thought I could quit whenever I wanted but I have to admit, coups have a hold on me. And I just keep couping morning, noon, nights. Sometimes I mix in a little orange juice or cough syrup, or if I don't have either of those, even toothpaste. I'll take a coup any way I can get it." | "So you know the US has created a ridiculously long list of coups around the world over the past 50 years. Hell, we even couped ourselves once. JFK. What? Who said that? I…

_____ (2022-05-26). Memorial Day Salute To A Repentant Ex-Marine. popularresistance.org In its recent front-page series on foreign domination and poverty in Haiti, the New York Times vividly recounted the role of the U.S. Marine Corps in this painful history. The accompanying photos showed Marines, in battle dress, boarding a ship in Philadelphia headed for Port-au-Prince more than a century ago, forming a skirmish line in the jungle, and posing with the bodies of Haitians killed while resisting the U.S. overthrow of their government. As the Times reported, one highlight of this mission was the brazen theft of $500,000 in gold from the Haiti's national bank and its transfer to the vault of a bank on…

_____ (2022-05-26). Shireen Abu Akleh And Israel's War On Journalism. popularresistance.org The cold-blooded killing of Shireen Abu Akleh earlier this month has made headlines around the world. An Israeli soldier shot the veteran Al-Jazeera journalist in the head while she was reporting on their raid on a refugee camp in the West Bank city of Jenin. Shireen's niece Lina first heard of the news from her father, who phoned her early in the morning to tell her she was injured. Today, Watchdog host Lowkey speaks to Lina Abu Akleh about her aunt's work, legacy, and the ongoing war against the press.

_____ (2022-05-26). Dollar General Workers Refuse To Be Silenced. popularresistance.org Dollar General workers from across the country will be rallying at Peay Park on May 25 near its headquarters in Goodlettsville, Tennessee, during the company's 2022 annual shareholders' meeting. After years of being ignored, Dollar General workers are making their voices heard—by the retail chain's executives, shareholders, and the public. | Mary Gundel, thirty-three, started working as a store manager at a Dollar General store in Albany, Georgia, in February 2019. After working there for a year, she relocated to Florida to manage a store in Tampa with her husband and three children. | Gundel, in an intervi…

_____ (2022-05-26). Call For National 2022 Shut'Em Down Demonstrations. popularresistance.org Call for abolitionist 'Shut'Em Down' demonstrations and teach-ins from August 21st through September 9th in 2022. We know it takes courage to continuously speak out and invoke change. People in U.S prisons are calling on you now to stand with us in strength and numbers in our ongoing historical struggle for ABOLITION! Organize a Shut 'Em Down demonstration in the spirit of Abolition on or between August 21st, 2022 through September 9th, 2022 in your local area. We encourage outside supporters to join together, develop strategies to promote the closing of prisons, jails and immigration facilities. Organize a demon…

Sheila Xiao (2022-05-26). The People's Summit for Democracy offers a progressive vision to counter US dominance in the region. peoplesdispatch.org Parallel to the exclusionary Summit of the Americas organized by the Biden Administration, people's movements and organizations have organized the People's Summit for Democracy to uplift diverse voices from across the region and engage in necessary dialogue…

Tanupriya Singh (2022-05-26). Lauded by WHO, India's frontline health workers are still fighting for basic rights. peoplesdispatch.org Over one million Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) workers have been awarded the WHO's Global Health Leaders Award, recognizing their role in ensuring access to care in a health system that is still widely inaccessible, and increasingly privatized…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-05-26). Colombian elections: Progressive candidates lead in opinion polls amid rising security threats. peoplesdispatch.org The Historic Pact presidential ticket, with Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez, is favored to win the upcoming presidential elections on May 29, with between 37.9% to 48% of votes, according to various opinion polls. Their potential victory threatens to break the decades-long rule of conservatives in the country. Since the beginning of the election campaign, they have been constantly targeted with threats by illegal paramilitary groups, allegedly supported by the Colombian right-wing oligarchy.

Peoples Dispatch (2022-05-26). Tens of thousands rally in North of Ireland for Irish language legislation. peoplesdispatch.org Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Belfast, in the North of Ireland on Saturday, May 21. The central demand of the protesters was to pass a law which would give Irish equal rights with English similar to the Welsh Language Act passed by the UK Government in the 90s.

Johanna Kichton (2022-05-26). People's Action Proudly Endorses People's Slate in Nevada. peoplesaction.org Contact: Johanna Kichton, press@peoplesaction.org, 202.660.0605 WASHINGTON, D.C.—People's Action today announced its slate of endorsements in Nevada's state, municipal, and county races. The endorsements are part of People's Action's movement politics strategy to elect progressive champions who will co-govern with our working-class members. The candidates are running movement politics, people-powered campaigns and will work to advance …

Editor2 (2022-05-26). Colombian Authorities Deport Outstanding Communicator Teri Mattson, Preventing Her from Observing Historic Elections. orinocotribune.com The Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA) denounces the detention and deportation of COHA Board Member and CODEPINK Latin America organizer and media host Teri Mattson, who traveled to Bogota to serve as an accredited international observer for the historic May 29th election in Colombia. She had been invited by Colombia's Permanent Committee for the Defense of Human Rights (CPDH). Ms. Mattson, having arrived in Bogota on May 22, was refused entry by Colombian authorities, forced to stay in the airport overnight and deported on May 23 on the absurd grounds that she "represents a risk to the security of the State."

Dakotah Lilly (2022-05-26). 1×10 System of Good Government. orinocotribune.com By Dakotah Lilly &#1 ; May 23, 2022 | Years ago when I found myself becoming more and more involved with the politically, socially, and economically transformative processes found around the world but particularly in Latin America, I would hear a phrase that would confuse me. "The creative potential of the people" was talked about, but I had no artistic ability and always found art tedious and pretentious. It wasn't until I spoke to people on the ground in Venezuela that I realized what exactly the creative potential of the people meant. | To be creative in this context is to be original and to create new systems…

Benjamin Norton (2022-05-26). Why is US easing some sanctions on Venezuela? Economic blackmail, oil, Russia. multipolarista.com The US government is lifting a few (not even close to all) sanctions on Venezuela, after banning imports of Russian oil. But only on the condition that Caracas make economic reforms and concessions to the right-wing opposition.

Editor (2022-05-26). "In Defense of Housing", Zachary White. mronline.org America made a neoliberal deal with the devil when it began to whittle away New Deal protections for the vulnerable.

Editor (2022-05-26). U.S. Federal Reserve says its goal is 'to get wages down'. mronline.org U.S. Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell said his goal is "to get wages down," complaining workers have too much power in the labor market. Economist Michael Hudson says this is "junk economics," and corporate monopolies are driving inflation, not wages.

Ann Brown (2022-05-26). US Government: NYPD Officer Sold Big Quantities Of Meth And GBL, Sentenced To 10 Years In Pen. moguldom.com A former New York Police Department (NYPD) officer has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in a federal date rape drug trafficking case. John Cicero, 40, was sentenced on May 24. Cicero "spent years betraying his former law enforcement partners, enriching himself, and endangering the community by importing GBL," a date-rape drug, said Manhattan …

Ann Brown (2022-05-26). Fact Check: There Is A Secret Gang In the LA Sheriff's Department Called The 'Compton Executioners' Who Get Tattoo After Killings. moguldom.com There are at least 41 secret gang members operating in the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, according to the county's inspector general Max Huntsman. Huntsman sent a letter to L.A. Sheriff Alex Villanueva informing him of the problem. The deputies accused of being gang members were identified from the Sheriff's Department's own internal affairs investigations, …

Ann Brown (2022-05-26). Fact Check: Uvalde Cops Ran Away After Seeing So Much Heat And Texas Mass Murder Killer Didn't Have Body Armor. moguldom.com Many people are questioning the police response to the recent mass shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas. On May 24. suspected Uvalde school shooter Salvador Ramos, 18, shot his gradmother got into a truck and drove toward the elementary school a few miles away. He crashed his truck into a ditch in outside the …

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-05-26). Mortgage Lenders Are Backing Away From Mortgages Under $100,000 Because Of Lack Of Profit. moguldom.com The dream of homeownership is becoming more elusive for Americans looking to secure affordable mortgages. Studies show it's not only because of skyrocketing home prices and interest rates but also because lenders are less likely to fund small-dollar mortgages under $100,000. "It is particularly hard for people who are buying smaller houses with smaller mortgages …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-26). A Brief History of Domestic Terrorism: From Cointelpro to 9/11 and Beyond. libya360.wordpress.com Matthew Ehret Since a new wave of 'domestic terror attacks' have erupted over the past two weeks both in Buffalo and now more recently in Texas, the citizens of the USA and trans-Atlantic community more broadly are being whipped up into a frenzy of fear and confusion over the causes of 'domestic terror' which can…

_____ (2022-05-26). China's Aircraft Industry Puts an End to Western Monopoly. journal-neo.org Aircraft manufacturing is one of the strategically important areas of modern industry, providing transport security and generating large revenues. However, aircraft construction requires a high level of scientific and technological development and a huge financial investment. Therefore, not all countries are able to fully supply themselves with aircraft, whether military or civilian. The largest and …

Anonymous Contributor (2022-05-26). Minneapolis Bowls a Strike Against Sweeps in the Face of Continued Attacks by the City on Houseless Encampments. itsgoingdown.org Report on ongoing encampment defense in so-called Minneapolis, MN. Minneapolis encampment defenders sought to "strike" back against camp sweeps on Tuesday 5/25 with a, "You Sweep? We Strike!," breakfast and bowling event at a longstanding encampment. Defenders of camps have been organizing weekly morning get-togethers to defend against potential evictions, and display to the city…

SAM (2022-05-26). In the Shadow of Davos, Central Bankers Go Rogue — and Rational. inequality.org

Brittani Banks (2022-05-26). Global Elites in Davos Pretend to Care About Inequality. independentmediainstitute.org The World Economic Forum (WEF), which took place this year from May 22 through 26 in Davos, Switzerland, brought together elected officials and corporate executives from all over the world to tackle global problems. The annual meeting was delayed, first by two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and then by five more months due …

Brittani Banks (2022-05-26). The People's Summit for Democracy Offers a Progressive Vision to Counter U.S. Dominance in the Region. independentmediainstitute.org In a recent interview, Brian Nichols, the U.S. assistant secretary of state for Western Hemisphere affairs, was asked the question that is on everyone's mind ahead of the June 2022 Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles, California: Will three particular countries in Latin America (Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua) be invited? Nichols responded with neither …

JANET (2022-05-26). Sundiata Acoli: Granted parole after 50 years of imprisonment. iacenter.org By Judy Greenspan May 24, 2022 The New Jersey Supreme Court did what the parole board refused to do since Sundiata Acoli was first eligible for parole in 1993. It granted Acoli, a Black political prisoner and U.S. prisoner of war, parole on May 10. Acoli, now 85 and suffering from dementia and other serious health problems, plans to live with his daughter and grandchildren in New York City upon release. Sundiata Acoli The story of Acoli's near 50-year incarceration is unfortunately an all too familiar one. Acoli, a former Black Panther Party member, was first arrested and incarcerated in 1969 as a member of the P…

JANET (2022-05-26). Biden's saber-rattling in Asia. iacenter.org By Otis Grotewohl May 25, 2022 President Joe Biden used his first trip to Asia as an opportunity to renew saber-rattling against the People's Republic of China and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. In Japan May 23, when asked if the U.S. would "defend" Taiwan militarily if China were to intervene, he replied, "Yes, that's the commitment we made." (Reuters, May 23) During a three-day visit to South Korea starting May 20, Biden met with business leaders and held a summit with recently elected President Yoon Seok-youl. The former prosecutor ran on an anti-communist platform. The two leaders discussed an exp…

Prof. Justin Aukema (2022-05-26). Introduction: Re-examining Asia-Pacific War Memories: Grief, Narratives, and Memorials. asia-pacificresearch.com

Allen Forrest (2022-05-26). The Intention of Governments and Global Health Authorities? dissidentvoice.org

Mickey Z. (2022-05-26). Watch Me as I "Follow the Science" dissidentvoice.org A list of specious scientific achievements (sic) would be long enough to warrant a ten-part Netflix series. It includes, for example, the Tuskegee Study, mercury fillings, chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), veal crates, electroshock therapy, napalm, mustard gas, automatic weapons, sonic weaponry, directed energy weapons, weapons in general, surgical experiments (without anesthesia) on slaves, deforestation, Vioxx, DDT, eugenics, …

Ramzy Baroud (2022-05-26). Right of Return, Nakba Are Back on Palestinian Agenda. dissidentvoice.org The Nakba is back on the Palestinian agenda. For nearly three decades, Palestinians were told that the Nakba &#1 ; or Catastrophe &#1 ; is a thing of the past. That real peace requires compromises and sacrifices; therefore, the original sin that has led to the destruction of their historic homeland should be entirely removed from any …

Bill Willers (2022-05-26). Forgetting Freedom a Generation at Time. dissidentvoice.org In the 16th Century, French essayist Etienne de la Boetie, amazed at people's obedience to perceived authority, penned Discourse On Voluntary Servitude. It wasn't obedience per se that disturbed him, but that he saw people as "driven to servility," when refusal to comply would end their servitude: "(I)f, without any violence [tyrants] are simply not …

Staff (2022-05-26). Karabakh war opening salvo in consolidating pan-Turkic empire of 300 million. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azeri Press AgencyMay 23, 2022 Ambassador of Kazakhstan: "By liberation of Karabakh, historical justice has been restored" "Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan are establishing [an] expert group," said Farid Shafiyev, Chairman of the Board of the International Relations Analysis Center at the conference on the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan… According to him, …

Staff (2022-05-26). Turkish FM threatens Syria, Greece, Finland, Sweden, Afghanistan. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Hurriyet Daily NewsMay 26, 2022 Turkey to take necessary steps against attacks from Syria: FM The terrorist attacks from Syria have increased recently, Foreign Minister Mevlàºt àáavu≈üoƒülu said, stressing that Turkey will do whatever is necessary in the face of these attacks. "…Our hands cannot be tied. We cannot wait for when they will attack …

Staff (2022-05-26). Biden tells Russia to leave Abkhazia, South Ossetia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Agenda.geMay 26, 2022 US President congratulates Georgia on Independence Day United States President Joe Biden on Thursday extended his congratulations of Georgia's Independence Day to Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and citizens of the country. Biden's letter highlighted the partnership between the two states, noting their "shared commitment and sacrifice" in peacekeeping [sic] missions and mentioning …

Fight Back (2022-05-26). Los Angeles victory: One step closer to winning community control over LA County Sheriff's Department. fightbacknews.org Los Angeles, CA – In a historic move, the Civilian Oversight Commission voted in favor of a resolution to support a charter amendment giving the LA Board of Supervisors, the Civilian Oversight Commission (COC) and Office of Inspector General stronger oversight of the LA County Sheriff's Department. The vote also included the ability of the Board of Supervisors to remove a Sheriff for misconduct. Members of Centro CSO, impacted families of police killings, Black Lives Matter-LA, the ACLU, and Check the Sheriffs Coalition joined the meeting and spoke in favor of the Board of Supervisors placing a November 2022…

Fight Back (2022-05-26). March and rally held to demand justice for Edgar Ortiz. fightbacknews.org Los Angeles, CA — On May 21, over 50 people gathered in the city of Bellflower, in the southeastern region of LA county, to demand justice for Edgar Ortiz. Oritz, who was 32 years old, was shot and killed by a member of the LA County Lakewood Sheriff's Station on March 3, in front of his family, during a mental health crisis. | The protest began with a rally at Edgar Ortiz's home with a large turnout with impacted families from around LA who have lost their loved ones to police violence. The family's attorney, Angel Carrasco, attended and provided logistical support. Centro CSO led the march with a lar…

Fight Back (2022-05-26). Appleton, WI: Students and community members rally in defense of reproductive rights. fightbacknews.org Appleton, WI — On May 14, Fox Valley Food Not Bombs, a coalition of progressive Appleton residents, and Appleton Students for Democratic Society (SDS) organized a rally to safeguard the reproductive rights of women and others capable of giving birth across the country. This event was held in response to a leaked Supreme Court majority draft, which concedes that Roe and Casey must be overruled. The event was attended by more than 20 people and it was directed by various speakers, all of whom are directly affected by the ongoing crisis. | Madi Jones, a member of Appleton SDS, not only proclaimed that the deci…

Fight Back (2022-05-26). Appleton, WI: Family and supporters rally on the 5th anniversary of the police murder of Jimmie Sanders. fightbacknews.org Appleton, WI — On Saturday, May 21, the family of Jimmie Sanders — a man murdered by Appleton police in May 2017 – alongside Fox Valley Food Not Bombs, Appleton SDS, Freedom Road Socialist Organization, and United Action Oshkosh organized a rally and march to bring attention to the case, and to crowdfund for the Jimmie Sanders legal team. | Sanders, an African American man, was fatally shot by Lieutenant Jay Steinke of the Appleton Police Department at Jack's Apple Pub on May 21, 2017. Steinke was responding to the bar for a report of a shot fired inside. Henry Nellum, a 36-year-old from Milwauke…

1199SEIU (2022-05-26). Workers at Planned Parenthood file to join 1199SEIU. liberationnews.org Frontline workers seek union recognition to boost recruitment and retention efforts.

Ben Slowey (2022-05-26). Milwaukeeans voice their concerns in People's Platform Survey. liberationnews.org The Party for Socialism and Liberation Milwaukee conducted a People's Platform Survey with the goal to find the true needs, concerns and expectations of the city's working class.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-26). Sharing Mayo Clinic: Complex spine surgery helps Belinda Purdy walk again. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Belinda Purdy isn't the type of person who enjoys sitting on the sidelines. She and her family love to travel, swim, eat out and spend time outdoors. She's used to being on her feet all day and loves to walk 3 or 4 miles per day. But in spring 2020, Belinda felt like she was watching the world go by as she sat still. The problem was debilitating pain in her hip and low back….

____ (2022-05-26). Bougainvillea cascade from a residential building in Chongqing. ecns.cn A view of a floral waterfall of blooming bougainvillea flowing down the side of an eight-storey residential building in Chongqing, May 25, 2022.

Anonymous669 (2022-05-26). Turkish Security Forces Detained Islamic State's New Leader In Istanbul Raid — Report. southfront.org emptyTurkish authorities detained ISIS's new leader during a recent raid in Istanbul city,

Brady United, Disarm Hate, Team Enough (2022-05-26). Wednesday 5/25: Vigil for Gun Violence Victims – SJ VTA Anniversary, Laguna Woods CA, Buffalo NY, Uvalde TX. indybay.org Foster City Recreation Center gazebo in Leo J. Ryan Memorial Park at 650 Shell Blvd., Foster City 94404…

____ (2022-05-26). WEF applauds China's commitment to combat COVID-19 pandemic. ecns.cn Shyam Bishen, head of Shaping the Future of Health and Healthcare at the World Economic Forum (WEF), welcomed China's call for building "a community of common health for mankind" amid the global public health crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vicious Cycle Podcast (2022-05-26). Saturday 6/18: Everything is F*cked. indybay.org PianoFight SF | 144 Taylor Street | San Francisco, CA 94102…

Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney (2022-05-26). The Gun Lobby, NRA and the Republicans Must Be Held Responsible for Gun Violence. indybay.org The Nation can NO longer sit silence as the GUN LOBBY, NRA and the REPUBLICAN PARTY allows the mass slaughter of our children and adults.

The Canary (2022-05-26). Campaigners warn guidance for rape trials could affect victims right to privacy. thecanary.co Guidance for rape trial prosecutors could "dramatically reduce protection and rights to privacy" for victims and turn them away from "vital" therapy, campaigners have warned. | The latest Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) advice would increase the "likelihood that rape victims' private therapy notes will be accessed by prosecutors and used to discredit them in court, which will deter many women from seeking this life-changing and life-saving support", according to the End Violence Against Women Coalition (EVAW), Rape Crisis England & Wales and the Centre for Women's Justice. | The CPS said the material should only…

Brenda Norrell (2022-05-26). Navajo Grandmother Honored with International Uranium Film Fest Award. indybay.org Dine' grandmother Elsie Begay, 83, of Monument Valley was honored with the Honorary Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Uranium Film Festival. Begay received her award in Dine' and English languages yesterday. Indigenous People around the world have been targeted with uranium mining, nuclear dumping, and atomic bomb testing. Radioactive tailings left behind by reckless corporations are strewn on the Navajo Nation and around the world. The award presentation and speakers video is available to view.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-26). US Threatens Ethiopia and Eritrea with Illegal "Legal Designation of Genocide" libya360.wordpress.com Ann Garrison United Nations World Food Programme trucks in Ethiopia The US is falsely accusing Ethiopia and Eritrea of hindering food aid and committing genocides in the ongoing war in Tigray. The charges are false and the US has no right to make such a claim on its own. Ann Garrison continues reporting from the region. During…

Jeremy Heathcote (2022-05-26). NTEU takes action for First Nations colleagues. greenleft.org.au The proportion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workers at the University of Sydney has not grown for a decade and is a key reason the NTEU took strike action. Awabakal man Jeremy Heathcote and Nick Riemer report.

Anonymous669 (2022-05-26). Syrian, Russian Warplanes Hit ISIS Terrorists In Support Of Central Region Operation. southfront.org Syrian Air Force's Su-22 fighter jet © Valeriy Sharifulin/TASS | On May 26, warplanes of the Syrian Arab Air Force and the Russian Aerospace Forces carried out airstrikes on ISIS's areas of influence in Syria's central region. | Syrian warplanes carried out a series of airstrikes on hideouts of ISIS cells in the outskirts of the town of Uqayribat in the eastern Hama countryside, while Russian warplanes targeted caves and dens where terrorists of the group had been taking shelter near the town of al-Resafa in the…

____ (2022-05-26). China continues to raise basic pension payments for retirees. ecns.cn China will raise the basic pension payments for retirees in 2022, the 18th consecutive year of increase, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security announced Thursday.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-26). Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science to celebrate historic commencement with combined ceremony. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic is celebrating the graduation of the next generation of physicians and scientists. In a combined ceremony on Sunday, May 22, students will receive degrees conferred by Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine and Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Forty-one new physicians will join the prestigious Mayo Clinic alumni, with six receiving both medical and doctoral degrees and 30 new biomedical scientists receiving doctoral degrees. In addition, 28 students will…

Adriaan Alsema (2022-05-26). Colombia's elections shrouded by distrust in government. colombiareports.com Colombia's election observers have expressed serious concerns about guarantees that would allow free and fair presidential elections. Tensions in the South American country have been building after major irregularities in…

____ (2022-05-26). Maradona tribute plane unveiled in Argentina. ecns.cn An airplane dedicated to Argentine great Diego Maradona is unveiled ahead of a journey that will end at the World Cup in Qatar later this year in Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 25, 2022.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-26). Mayo Clinic in Arizona receives comprehensive stroke center certification. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org PHOENIX — Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix announces that it has received certification from DNV as a comprehensive stroke center, reflecting the highest level of competence for treatment of serious stroke events. The DNV Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification is based on standards set forth by the Brain Attack Coalition and the American Stroke Association, and affirms that the medical center addresses the full spectrum of stroke care — diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and education — and…

Staff (2022-05-26). "A Uniquely American Problem": Pressure Grows for Gun Control After School Massacre in Texas. democracynow.org As people mourn Tuesday's mass shooting that left dead 19 students and two teachers, Republicans who still oppose any new gun control measures face growing outrage. "This is a uniquely American problem, and it's happening with such frequency and such devastation, it's almost hard to wrap your mind around," says Robin Lloyd, managing director of the gun violence prevention group Giffords. The NRA has weakened in recent years, but she says the corporate gun lobby is "alive and well" and has prevented any meaningful U.S. gun safety measures for over two decades.

Fred Fuentes (2022-05-26). Keneally's defeat in Fowler is just the tip of the iceberg. Labor's 'red wall' is crumbling. greenleft.org.au No one predicted Labor candidate Kristina Keneally could lose the Western Sydney seat of Fowler to local and deputy Mayor Dai Le. Federico Fuentes looks behind the crumbling of Labor's 'red wall'.

Staff (2022-05-26). After the Uvalde Massacre in South Texas, Will Migrants with Key Info Be Protected from Deportation? democracynow.org The Department of Homeland Security announced Wednesday it would try to temporarily pause "immigration enforcement activities" in the town of Uvalde, Texas, so families could freely seek assistance and reunite with their loved ones following Tuesday's massacre at Robb Elementary, which left 19 students and two teachers dead. The school's population is nearly 90% Latinx, and Uvalde is part of a heavily militarized border zone in South Texas. Officials must take proactive steps to protect immigrants, especially those who are survivors of crime, says César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández, author…

____ (2022-05-26). Envoys agree on necessity of climate action. ecns.cn Speaking at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, on Tuesday, Xie urged all countries to work together and "walk the walk" on fighting climate change.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-26). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Consider all treatment options for ovarian cancer, including clinical trials. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Ovarian cancer is the fifth-leading cause of cancer death among women in the U.S. When ovarian cancer first develops, it might not cause noticeable symptoms. It often goes undetected until it has spread within the pelvis and abdomen. "Unfortunately, ovarian cancer often presents with very common symptoms, and these common symptoms are things that everybody will complain about at some point," explains Dr. John Weroha, a Mayo Clinic medical oncologist. "For example, constipation, bloating, maybe…

Oakland Asian Cultural Center (2022-05-26). Saturday 6/11: Telling Our Stories: A Celebration of Oakland and Bay Area's Diverse Voices. indybay.org Oakland Asian Cultural Center is located on the 2nd floor of the Pacific Renaissance Plaza.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-26). Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine graduates to ease physician shortage in Arizona and around the country. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org PHOENIX — Medical students from Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, a national medical school, are taking part in the first tri-site commencement this year. This is the second commencement of Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine — Arizona Campus. The ceremony will take place Friday, May 20. Forty-two students will graduate from the Arizona campus, joining the more than 50 other Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine students in Florida and Minnesota graduating this…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-26). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Osteoporosis and a bone-healthy diet. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was recently diagnosed with osteoporosis and my health care team suggested that I eat a bone-healthy diet to prevent more issues and maintain strong bones as I age. What is osteoporosis, and how can I maintain a bone-healthy diet? ANSWER: Osteoporosis is a condition that causes the bones to thin and lose their strength. When bones become weaker, sudden fractures can occur, even with minimal trauma. A calcium-rich diet is important to maintain…

____ (2022-05-26). DPRK reports no death from fever cases for 3rd day. ecns.cn The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) registered zero death from fever cases over the past three days, the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Thursday.

Riseup4abortionrightsbayarea (2022-05-26). Thursday 5/26: Shut It Down Nationwide 4 Abortion Rights Convergence in San Francisco. indybay.org San Francisco convergence: 1pm at 24th and Mission…

____ (2022-05-26). Flag flies at half-staff in honor of elementary shooting victims in U.S. ecns.cn Flags throughout the U.S. flew at half-staff to mark this horrific event and remember victims.

Dave DeCamp (2022-05-26). Israeli Officials Furious Over Leak to NYT About Killing IRGC Colonel. news.antiwar.com Israeli officials The Times report cited an intellig…

Isaac Nellist (2022-05-26). No more housing sell-offs! greenleft.org.au Hands off Glebe and Action for Public Housing organised a rally to demand the NSW government stop selling off public housing. Isaac Nellist reports.

____ (2022-05-26). WEF applauds China's commitment to combat COVID-19 pandemic: senior healthcare executive. ecns.cn Shyam Bishen, head of Shaping the Future of Health and Healthcare at the World Economic Forum (WEF), welcomed China's calling for the building of "a community of common health for mankind" amid the global public health crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-26). Questions and answers about monkeypox. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Current concerns The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has indicated a U.S. resident tested positive for monkeypox after returning to the U.S. from Canada. The CDC also is tracking multiple clusters of monkeypox that have been reported in early to mid-May in regions that don't normally report monkeypox, including in Europe and North America. What is monkeypox? Monkeypox is an infection from animals caused by a virus closely related to the smallpox virus. Infection…

Suheir Sheikh (2022-05-26). U.S. gun culture and the prospects for gun control. america.cgtn.com On Tuesday, May 24th, police say an 18-year-old gunman shot his grandmother before he continued his rampage at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, opening fire and killing 19 children and two adults. The attack came 10 days after a racially motivated mass shooting took place at a Buffalo, New …

Catherine Atim (2022-05-26). MP Kalwanga arrested in Omoro. plusnews.ug Busujju County Member of Parliament, David Lukyamuzi Kalwanga has been arrested in Omoro county while monitoring the progress of polling in the area. The people of Omoro on Thursday went to polls to vote in a by election to fill the Parliamentary seat that fell vacant after the death of the former Speaker of Parliament, …

NARAL Pro-Choice California (2022-05-26). Wednesday 6/1: Call to Action: Help Get the Pro-Choice Legislative Package Passed in CA w/ NARAL. indybay.org Online action teach-in…

SPACE (2022-05-26). Concord Under Coercion; Seeno & Phil Tagami Change CNWS Proposal. indybay.org CFP has completely altered their proposal and conditions for the Concord Naval Weapons Station redevelopment project. With this coercion tactic, council has to accept the terms or walk away. Pressure isn't the only thing being built. In the backdrop, a 90,000 square-foot private storage facility is being constructed on the other side of HWY-4, across from the CNWS site.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-26). Consumer Health: Finding a mental health care professional to fit your needs. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org May is Mental Health Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about finding a mental health care professional. Mental health is the overall wellness of how you think, regulate your feelings and behave. A mental disorder may be present when patterns or changes in thinking, feeling or behaving cause distress or disrupt a person's ability to function. Mental illness refers to a wide range of mental health conditions — disorders that affect your mood,…

Commonwealth Club (2022-05-26). Monday 6/6: 91st Annual California Book Awards Winners Celebration. indybay.org Online event…

____ (2022-05-26). Researchers start breeding 12,000 space seeds returned by Shenzhou-13. ecns.cn Chinese researchers have commenced breeding experiments on 12,000 seeds — including alfalfa, oats and fungi — that were bred inside the Shenzhou-13 crewed spaceship in space for six months.

Lynda carson (2022-05-26). Property management companies who defy the Department of Real Estate. indybay.org Property Management Companies Defy The Department Of Real Estate:…

____ (2022-05-26). BRICS countries launch joint committee on space cooperation for data sharing. ecns.cn The BRICS Joint Committee on Space Cooperation was officially established on Wednesday, kicking off a new chapter on the five countries' cooperation in the remote sensing satellite observation and data sharing fields, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) announced.

____ (2022-05-26). 17 Chinese cities have a population of over 10 million in 2021. ecns.cn

Contributing Writers (2022-05-26). How Many People Have Been Killed by the Covid Vaccine?/ By Josh Mitteldorf. marktaliano.net Diverse methods put the number at several hundred thousand for the USA By Josh Mitteldorf Global Research, May 23, 2022 To receive Global Research's Daily Newsletter (selected articles), click here. Visit …

Daniel Stern (2022-05-26). Reduced Working Hours: The 24-hour Week. indybay.org There is currently an international trend toward reducing working hours, which is also being driven by politics: In California, a bill is pending in parliament that would reduce working hours in large companies from 40 to 32 hours.

Alex Salmon (2022-05-26). Elections: Progressive advance shows there's a mood for change. greenleft.org.au The federal election result shows that through grassroots community activism and outreach, socialist and progressive ideas can win popular support. Alex Salmon and Sue Bolton report.

____ (2022-05-26). World's largest Harry Potter store still attracting fans one year after opening. ecns.cn The over 21,000-square-foot space is home to the largest collection of Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts products in the world and has kept attracting visitors since it opened one year ago.

Allan Fisher (2022-05-26). Saturday 5/28: All Out for Palestine. indybay.org Ocean at Water Street, Santa Cruz…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-26). Mayo Clinic expert shares tips for navigating a return to work with long COVID. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Symptoms are only half of the picture when it comes to long COVID, also known as post-COVID syndrome. The other half is how long COVID affects a person's ability to live their lives. Greg Vanichkachorn, M.D., director of Mayo Clinic's COVID Activity Rehabilitation Program, offers tips for navigating the return to work during recovery. "It can be hard to go back to work after any medical condition, and this is especially true for long COVID,"…

ICJJJ (2022-05-26). Tuesday 5/24: Protest Deaths at Santa Rita Jail and Demand Alameda Supervisors Take Action. indybay.org 1221 Oak St. | Oakland…

Fight Back (2022-05-26). Trans rights protesters hold Louisiana capitol lobby, removed by security. fightbacknews.org Baton Rouge, LA – On May 24 at 3 p.m., protesters held the floor of the Louisiana Capitol lobby to defend transgender youth. They demanded that Governor Edwards veto SB 44, a bill that would ban trans girls from playing sports. Republicans pushed the bill through the House and Senate with significant support from Democrats. | The action also demanded a stop to the Don't Say Gay bill and the ban on gender-affirming medical care for youth. These two other pieces of anti-LGBTQ legislation did not make it as far in the legislature because of mass marches, phone calls, lobbying and rallies. | Four participants linked…

Anonymous103 (2022-05-26). Soros' Speech In Davos: Greenlight For WWIII? southfront.org Click to see full-size imageGeorge Soros' words about "defeating" Russia and China are a major threat to global peace. | Written by Lucas Leiroz, researcher in Social Sciences at the Rural Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; geopolitical consultant. | In Davos, discussions on the Ukrainian conflict are taking over the speeches of some of the biggest names of the Western world. On the one hand, realists such as Kissinger propose pragmatic means to achieve peace and seek stabi…

Alex Bainbridge (2022-05-26). What will it take to make Labor deliver on climate action? greenleft.org.au Expectations are high that climate action will be on the agenda, now the climate-denialist Coalition has been booted out. But, as Alex Bainbridge argues, Labor's support for big fossil fuel projects must be challenged by building powerful grassroots action.

____ (2022-05-26). Chinese Foreign Ministry: U.S. covers its own lies with another over Xinjiang-related issues. ecns.cn

____ (2022-05-26). 15-minute nucleic acid testing circle set up in Qinghai. ecns.cn A total of 40 mobile nucleic acid testing stations arrived in Huangyuan County, Xining City, Qinghai Province, on Wednesday night, and were installed in townships overnight, marking the establishment of the first 15-minute nucleic acid testing circle in Qinghai.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-26). Emerging cases of monkeypox investigated. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Child with lesions from monkeypox, courtesy CDC archive Scientists around the world are investigating multiple clusters of monkeypox cases in 12 countries, including one confirmed and one suspected case in the U.S., that have been reported. It's a viral zoonotic disease, meaning it is a virus transmitted to humans from animals but can also be transmitted person-to-person. "Monkeypox is in the same family of virus as smallpox, but it should not be confused with smallpox…

Carol. harvey (2022-05-26). Ordinary citizen Jeffrey Phillips is running for Congress against Nancy Pelosi. indybay.org

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-26). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Don't ignore the warning signs of stroke. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org On average, someone in the U.S. has a stroke every 40 seconds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A stroke is a medical emergency, and prompt treatment is crucial. Early action can reduce brain damage and other complications. A stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is interrupted, depriving the brain of oxygen. It's important to recognize the warning signs of stroke, because prompt treatment can minimize brain damage. Every…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-26). Mayo Clinic Minute: Men need to take melanoma seriously. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer. It develops in the cells that produce the pigment in your skin that gives it color. It most often occurs on skin that is exposed to the sun, but can develop in your eyes and, rarely, inside your body, including in your nose and throat. May is Melanoma Awareness Month, and for men, it's especially important. Researchers say men are more likely to die from melanoma…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-26). Consumer Health: Arthritis and exercise. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org May is Arthritis Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about a condition that affects over 58 million people in the U.S., or approximately 1 in 4 adults. Arthritis is the swelling and tenderness of one or more of your joints. The main symptoms of arthritis are joint pain and stiffness, which typically worsen with age. The two most common types of arthritis — osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis — damage joints…

Anonymous765 (2022-05-26). Israel & Turkey Escalate Against Syria. southfront.org |

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-26). Science Saturday: The regenerative operating room of the future. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Envisioning the future of regenerative medicine elicits images of an operating room that also is a manufacturing facility. Patients undergoing surgery could have immediate access to products biomanufactured within the operating room or even within their own bodies. Products such as tissue engineered for targeted healing or 3D-printed scaffolds that repair diseased organs, bones or cartilage could be customized to address individual needs. This health care vision at the crossroads of biomanufacturing, engineering and regenerative…

____ (2022-05-26). Chinese FM's visit to South Pacific to deepen relationship between China and relevant countries: spokesperson. ecns.cn The visit by Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi to the South Pacific aims to deepen the friendly and cooperative relationship between China and relevant countries, and contributes to peace, stability and prosperity of the Asia-Pacific, said foreign ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin on Wednesday.

Sophia Purdy-Moore (2022-05-26). Sue Gray report tells us what we already know — this government hates working people. thecanary.co On 25 May, senior civil servant Sue Gray's long-awaited report on the Led by Johnson, the government has fostered a culture that regards the lives of working people as totally insignificant and disp…

Lynda Carson (2022-05-26). A peek into the California Department of Real Estate. indybay.org California Tenants — A Guide To Residential Tenants' and Landlords' Rights and Responsibilities.

____ (2022-05-26). AALCO Hong Kong Regional Arbitration Centre officially opens. ecns.cn The AALCO Hong Kong Regional Arbitration Centre, under the auspices of the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO) and with major support from the Central People's Government (CPG), was officially opened on Wednesday at the Shanghai Commercial Bank Tower in Central, forming part of the Hong Kong Legal Hub.

Dave DeCamp (2022-05-26). Arms Makers Press Congress to Increase Military Budget. news.antiwar.com A group of US arms makers and aerospace firms is urging Congress for a 2023 military budget that exceeds inflation by 3-5% and to pass the bill before September 30. The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA), a trade group for defense firms whose members include Boeing, Raytheon, Northrop Grumman, and General Dynamics, sent a letter to the …

Editor (2022-05-26). Oklahoma legislature takes anti-abortion offensive to new depths with ban from moment of fertilization! mronline.org The Oklahoma state legislature has passed perhaps the most extreme anti-abortion law in the United States. This law, known as HB 4327, takes the right-wing offensive against reproductive rights to an outrageous new height by banning all abortions in the state starting from the moment of fertilization.

Nathan King (2022-05-26). The Heat: U.S. gun violence epidemic. america.cgtn.com A nation in shock after yet another deadly shooting at an elementary school. But will something change after all?>

Staff (2022-05-26). "Enough Was Enough": How Australia Reformed Its Gun Laws & Ended Mass Shootings After 1996 Massacre. democracynow.org After the 1996 Port Arthur mass shooting, Australia passed sweeping new gun control measures that largely ended mass shootings in the country. We speak with Rebecca Peters, an international arms control advocate who led the campaign to reform Australia's gun laws after the massacre. She recalls how in just 10 days the prime minister brokered a deal with local officials to pass higher standards around gun safety that would prevent any mass shootings for the next 20 years. "We don't think at all about the possibility of being murdered as we go about our daily lives in Australia," says Peters…

Commonwealth Club (2022-05-26). Monday 5/23: Housing, Race, & Homelessness: Ending Poverty in the Bay Area. indybay.org Online FREE…

____ (2022-05-26). Oksana and her neighbors' troupe in the cloud. ecns.cn After a conference call, Oksana said "I'm even busier than usual." As a rhythmic gymnast, Oksana, a Russian lady who was born in Kyrgyzstan opened her own dance studio in Shanghai.

Eye Zen Presents (2022-05-26). Saturday 6/4: (Free) Celebration of Life: 5 Queer Artists. 5 Queer Ancestors. 1 Day of Radical Joy. indybay.org In and around the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Galleries and Forum Building at 701 Mission St, San Francisco CA, 94103.

JANET (2022-05-26). From racist attacks to abortion bans: Fight fascist terror. iacenter.org By Monica Moorehead May 24, 2022 Social developments — political and economic — are interconnected. They reflect the same rotten, inhumane system of U.S. capitalism. Protest against white-supremacist march in Charlottesville, Virginia, August 2017. The horrific attacks on Black, Brown, Asian and Jewish people, trans youth, women and the gender-oppressed — from the massacres in the Tops market in the Black community in Buffalo, New York, May 14; at the Taiwanese church in Las Vegas, Nevada, May 15; at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, in 2019; at a Pittsburgh synagogue in 2018, to the SCOTUS and right…

The New Republic magazine (2022-05-26). Monday 6/6: On the Front Lines: Protecting Abortion Rights and Reproductive Freedom. indybay.org Online event…

____ (2022-05-26). 3,000-ton wind farm installation vessel launched in Jiangsu. ecns.cn Wudongde, China's first high-performance deep-sea vessel specifically designed for the transport and installation of wind farm infrastructure, enters water in Haimen, east China's Jiangsu Province, May 25, 2022.

William Briggs (2022-05-26). Business as usual: Albanese and the Quad. greenleft.org.au New PM Anthony Albanese's pledged his unswerving loyalty to the United States and its anti-China push at the Quad meeting in Japan, writes William Briggs.

Joe Glenton (2022-05-26). Boris Johnson isn't going to resign, no matter how nicely you ask. thecanary.co Boris Johnson should resign. I think it. You think it. According to However, there is a difference between me and them: I, for one, am not labouring under the fantasy that calling politely for the PM to pack up and leave No. 10 is going to make it happen. No…

____ (2022-05-26). (W.E. Talk) Value the Right to Development and the Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights, and Strengthen Communication on Human Rights Between China and the West. ecns.cn China's progress in the field of human rights over the past 40 years deserves affirmation. For example, before China's reform and opening up in 1978, human rights had been labeled as "a bourgeoisie conspiracy" and was rejected recognition. For a long time, the department of law only existed at Peking University and Jilin University in China. Moreover, the number of teachers and students in the Department of Law at Peking University ranked the last but one among all departments in the university, only greater than that of the Department of Library Sciences.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-26). Mayo Clinic Q and A: How is a peptic ulcer treated? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Last year, I was diagnosed with heartburn due to a peptic ulcer. My doctor suggested that I see a specialist. Who should I see, and what type of treatment is available? ANSWER: Many people will note that they have "heartburn," and it is important to know that such a symptom could be related to one of several issues in the digestive tract, including peptic ulcer disease. This is where visiting with a health care…

____ (2022-05-26). China on track to meet 14th FYP goals for CO2 reduction. ecns.cn China's ecological and environmental quality significantly improved in 2021 and the reduction in carbon dioxide emissions per unit of GDP is on track to meet the goals of the 14th Five-Year Plan for the period 2021-2025, officials from the Ministry of Ecology and Environment said at a press conference on Thursday.

Anonymous103 (2022-05-26). Military Situation In Syria On May 26, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org emptyOn May 26, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 4 times: 1 &#1 ; in Latakia province, 3 &#1 ; in Aleppo province; | On May 26, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in the Sarmaniyah area; | On May 26, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SDF positions north of Manbij; | On May 26, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SDF positions in Tal Rafaat; | On May 25, artillery of Turkish-backed forces sh…

Andreína Chávez Alava (2022-05-26). US to renew Chevron's Venezuela licence. greenleft.org.au Andreína Chávez Alava reports that United States President Joe Biden's administration has authorised Chevron to negotiate its licence and "the terms of potential future activities in Venezuela" with Venezuelan state oil company, PDVSA.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-26). Mayo Clinic Minute: How to avoid ticks. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Whether you're camping, hiking or just playing near woods, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says tick bites should be top of mind. Ticks live in moist and humid environments, particularly wooded and grassy areas — some of the same places where you may be enjoying summer. A tick bite can result in mild symptoms that are treatable at home to severe infections requiring hospitalization. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/EvoqZLlMQ-g Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 58) is in the…

DocFest (2022-05-26). Wednesday 6/1: Eternal Spring Opens DocFest. indybay.org Roxie Theater: 3117 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103…

____ (2022-05-26). Biden aims for police reform on 2nd anniversary of George Floyd's death. ecns.cn U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed an executive order aimed at reforming federal police practices.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-26). Mayo Clinic Minute: How to know if your teen needs mental health support. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Teenagers are experiencing higher rates of mental health issues during the pandemic. Dr. Marcie Billings, a Mayo Clinic pediatrician, says 1 in 5 youth will have a mental health issue in their teen years. Here's what to watch for. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/-WF6NzZpHhc Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0: 57) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. The number of teens needing mental health support…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-26). Mayo Clinic expert explains differences between adult and teen depression. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Clinical depression is a mood disorder than can affect anyone and at any age. The signs and symptoms, however, are not the same for everyone. Marcie Billings, M.D., a Mayo Clinic Children's Center pediatrician, says there are some differences between adult depression and teen depression. A mental health issue can be treated, but first, it needs to be diagnosed. Whether you are 13 or 30, anyone can be affected by depression. "It's a very real diagnosis, and…

____ (2022-05-26). Businesses gradually return to normal in Shanghai. ecns.cn As the first district achieved COVID-19 clearance in communities, shopping malls in Putuo district resumed offline operations on Thursday. (Photo: China News Service/Yin Liqin)…

Ann Garrison (2022-05-26). Notes from Ethiopia, Part 4: The TPLF Destruction of Afar. orinocotribune.com By Ann Garrison &#1 ; May 18, 2022 | It's 110 degrees in Ethiopia's desert Afar Region, one of the hottest areas humans inhabit, and I'm thinking about how much damage the U.S. empire does with its proxy wars in even the most remote corners of the planet—like this one—which most Americans have of course never even heard of. | There's a USAID meeting going on in the next room, here at the Hotel Dini in the city of Semara, Afar Region, and this illustrates the typical US modus operandi in Africa. Send in proxy warriors who destroy and cause immeasurable suffering, then send in USAID and the rest of the…

Commonwealth Club (2022-05-26). Monday 6/13: "The Hidden History of Gay Washington": Book Talk w/ Author, James Kirchick (hybrid event). indybay.org In-person (FREE): The Commonwealth Club of California, 110 The Embarcadero, Taube Family Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 94105 | Online via livestream (FREE)…

Joe Sims (2022-05-26). On the Buffalo massacre: End lynching Black people now! cpusa.org The Communist Party USA condemns the racist shooting massacre in Buffalo, New York at the TOPS supermarket in a predominantly Black community and left ten people dead. We strongly denounce all racist lynchings whether committed by a white supremacists armed with an assault weapon or the police. We join with other progressive and democratic …

Staff (2022-05-26). Bank of Venezuela Initiates Public Offering in Stock Exchange. orinocotribune.com The measure was taken within the framework of recent actions announced by President Nicolás Maduro to boost and revitalize the economy. | This Wednesday, May 25, the Bank of Venezuela announced the start of its public offer of 5% to 10% of its capital on the Stock Exchange for individuals or organizations, national or international economic actors, who are interested in the development of the country. | The information was shared by the financial institution on its Twitter account, with a statement highlighting that the measure seeks to "boost and revitalize the economy," becoming the first public company to make…

Joe Glenton (2022-05-26). Uvalde's heavily-armed $4m SWAT team reportedly wait outside as children are shot. thecanary.co 21 people have been killed in America's latest Uvalde's own SWAT team, it is being claimed,

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-26). Mayo Clinic Minute: How to reduce your stroke risk. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org May is National Stroke Awareness Month, but Mayo Clinic health care professionals suggest spotting the signs and reducing stroke risk should be part of everyday awareness. A stroke happens every 40 seconds in the U.S., and the likelihood of stroke increases with age, according to the National Institutes of Health. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=QckfPh-2VcQ&#038… Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 00) is in the downloads at the end of…

F. Douglas Stephenson (2022-05-26). People Die as Weapons Industry Profits. juancole.com Gainesville, Florida (Special to Informed Comment) &#1 ; Citizens are waking up to the fact that so many politicians can be so easily bought by the weapons industry, an industry that doesn't care how many people must die to protect their huge profits. SafeHome.org reports that after a record year in 2020, gun sales in the …

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-26). COVID-19 booster vaccinations extended to kids 5-11. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The COVID-19 booster recommendations in the U.S. have been extended to include children ages 5—11. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention made those recommendations following the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices' (ACIP) meeting on Thursday, May 19. "Vaccination continues to be a safe and effective way to prevent serious illness and hospitalizations from COVID-19 in people of all ages, including children over 5 years of age," says Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a pediatric infectious diseases specialist with the Mayo Clinic…

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