2020-11-10: News Headlines

Patrick Cockburn (2020-11-10). Trump's Cult of Personality Will be Badly Damaged by Defeat, But His Toxic Politics Marches On. counterpunch.org President Trump may be losing the election, but he is not the aberration in the history of America — one of the Creator's least funny jokes — as much of the world would like to believe. At least 70 million Americans voted to put him back in the White House, despite witnessing his constant lying,

Peoples Dispatch (2020-11-10). Palestinian women's organization leader Khitam Saafin placed in administrative detention for 6 months. peoplesdispatch.org Saafin was sent to administrative detention by an Israeli military commander just days after her arrest during which several other activists and leftist figures were also abducted and detained…

Ramzy Baroud (2020-11-10). Escalating the Demographic War: The Strategic Goal of Israeli Racism in Palestine. counterpunch.org The discussion on institutional Israeli racism against its own Palestinian Arab population has all but ceased following the final approval of the discriminatory Nation-State Law in July 2018. Indeed, the latest addition to Israel's Basic Law is a mere start of a new government-espoused agenda that is designed to further marginalize over a fifth of

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2020-11-10). Viral Optimism: The Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine. globalresearch.ca The announcement that Pfizer Inc., along with its collaborative partner BioNTech SE, had come up with a successful vaccine candidate to combat the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2

Stephen Lendman (2020-11-10). US Election 2020: The Shame of the Nation. Duopoly and Electoral Fraud. "Democracy in America is Pure Fiction" globalresearch.ca The US has been a fantasy democracy from inception, never the real thing, designed this way by the founders. | Of all US presidential elections in my memory since Franklin Roosevelt's 1944 last hurrah and Harry Truman's 1948 surprise …

Peoples Dispatch (2020-11-10). Armenia and Azerbaijan announce agreement to end battle over Nagorno-Karabakh region. peoplesdispatch.org As per the deal mediated by Russia, Armenia will withdraw its forces from the Nagorno-Karabakh region. Russia will also deploy a peacekeeping force for a period of five years…

Andrew Korybko (2020-11-10). Biden's America Would Be A Dystopian Hellhole. thealtworld.com If Biden's "deep state" backers succeed in their rolling coup attempt against Trump, then America risks transforming into a dystopian hellhole within the next four years in the event that their puppet successfully implements their vision for the country's future. | The

Caitlin Johnstone (2020-11-10). My New Book, "Poems For Rebels" thealtworld.com I've got a new ‚ùñ | Show Me An Old Rebel: | Do not show me a young rebel, | whose eyes are bright | and whose tail is bushy. | Young rebels are fine and good, | but they are merely doing | what the young are meant to do. | Show me an old rebel. | One who keeps punching | when his hands are arthritic, | when her hair is white, | when his friends are all dead, | when her knees are shot, | when it hurts him to pee, | when her shoul…

Fight Back (2020-11-10). Tallahassee Nov. 4 protest demands a people's agenda, Trump out. fightbacknews.org Tallahassee, FL – Despite cold weather, concerns about police and vigilante violence, and results of the election still unknown, several Tallahassee organizations came together for the November 4 national day of protest to push for a people's agenda, community control of police, and to speak out against Trump's attempts to steal the election. Concurrently with many events across the country, Tallahassee Community Action Committee, Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO), and SDS gathered a crowd of about 50 people in Cascades Park. | Speaker Trish Brown, one of the Tally 19 and a member of Tallahassee Communi…

WSWS (2020-11-10). Workers Struggles: The Americas. wsws.org The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature.

David Gamble (2020-11-10). White Supremacy Sanctions Internal and External Colonialism. dissidentvoice.org Introduction Regularly, the media has reported the dire effects of European dominance on the communities of a disenfranchised minority: the public execution of African-Americans by police, the epidemic of Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) in Canada, the shadow of residential schools in North America, the legacy of red-lining, the impact of the …

Peter Bohmer (2020-11-10). Comments on the 2020 Election and What We Should Do Now. zcomm.org There are limits to reform of a capitalist society. While working on these reforms, we also need to build the power and the vision to go beyond minor or even significant reforms, towards ending capitalism and creating a participatory socialist society…

Rod Driver (2020-11-10). Why Do The US and Britain Commit War Crimes. zcomm.org Rich countries want poor countries to allow global corporations to extract and process these resources, and to take them overseas, without too much interference from national governments…

MEE staff (2020-11-10). Saeb Erekat, chief Palestinian negotiator, dies after contracting Covid-19. middleeasteye.net Saeb Erekat, chief Palestinian negotiator, dies after contracting Covid-19 | The 65-year-old senior Palestine Liberation Organisation official was being treated for the disease in a Jerusalem hospital | Tue, 11/10/2020 – 09: 12 | Saeb Erekat, Chief Palestinian negotiator, speaking to reporters in 2014 (AFP) | Saeb Erekat, chief Palestinian negotiator and senior Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) official,…

MEE staff (2020-11-10). Jailed Saudi female activists may be freed before G20, says ambassador. middleeasteye.net Jailed Saudi female activists may be freed before G20, says ambassador | Sister of detained activist Loujain al-Hathloul dismisses 'PR stunt' aimed at saving kingdom's reputation | Tue, 11/10/2020 – 11: 29 | This undated handout picture released on the Facebook page of Saudi activist Loujain al-Hathloul shows her in happier times on a beach (AFP) | Female activists in Saudi Arabia could be released from prison…

MEE staff (2020-11-10). Jailed female activists in Saudi Arabia may be freed before G20, says ambassador. middleeasteye.net Jailed female activists in Saudi Arabia may be freed before G20, says ambassador | Sister of detained activist Loujain al-Hathloul dismisses 'PR stunt' aimed at saving kingdom's reputation | Tue, 11/10/2020 – 11: 29 | This undated handout picture released on the Facebook page of Saudi activist Loujain al-Hathloul shows her in happier times on a beach (AFP) | Female activists in Saudi Arabia could be released f…

Yasmina Allouche (2020-11-10). France interior minister criticised for tribute at Algeria war monument. middleeasteye.net France interior minister criticised for tribute at Algeria war monument | Both Algerian and French figures and social media users have blasted Darmanin's tribute as 'shameful' and 'insulting' – but not always for the same reasons | Tue, 11/10/2020 – 14: 51 | Last week Darmanin, whose grandfather was Algerian, toured the Maghreb to discuss counter-terrorism and illegal immigration (Handout)…

Ian Cobain (2020-11-10). UK secret agents bill 'could permit state-sponsored rape and murder'. middleeasteye.net UK secret agents bill 'could permit state-sponsored rape and murder' | Parliamentary human rights committee says bill protecting MI5 and police agents lacks safeguards to prevent abuses | Tue, 11/10/2020 – 12: 12 | Thames House, the headquarters of the UK's MI5 intelligence agency, in London (Reuters) | A controversial new law that would allow agents recruited by the UK's police and security agency, MI5, to…

Anand Naidoo (2020-11-10). The Heat: China International Import Expo. america.cgtn.com The road ahead for China when it comes to imports and trade deals. What's next for the global economy?>

Norman Solomon (2020-11-10). Progressive Message to Joe Biden. indybay.org Don't You Dare "Cooperate" With Mitch McConnell…

Binoy Kampmark (2020-11-10). Biden's Victory: a Eunuch Presidency Beckons. counterpunch.org Whatever was set to happen on November 3, President Donald J. Trump would not lose. Falling in that establishment firebreak against democracy known as the Electoral College would not erase, let alone repudiate him. His now victorious opponent, far from convincing, strengthened by only one fact — not being Trump — remains a projection of

news.un (2020-11-10). UN agency for Palestine refugees runs out of money as COVID-19 spreads. news.un.org The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNWRA) has run out of cash on hand to keep vital services going amid the worsening health emergency, UNRWA spokesperson Tamara Alrifai told a regular UN press briefing in Geneva on Tuesday.

news.un (2020-11-10). UN rights chief Bachelet condemns Tanzania election violence. news.un.org The people of Tanzania should be allowed to express grievances "without fear of reprisals" after nationwide elections, UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Tuesday.

Staff (2020-11-10). Headlines for November 10, 2020. democracynow.org William Barr Says Prosecutors Can Probe Voter Fraud Claims, as GOP Backs Trump Refusal to Concede, GA Republican Senators Call for Sec. of State to Step Down After They Fail to Win Their Races, Joe Biden Pleads for Use of Face Masks as U.S. Cases Top 10 Million, Saeb Erekat, Chief Palestinian Negotiator, Dies After Contracting COVID-19, Trump Fires Defense Secretary Mark Esper, SCOTUS Hearing Arguments in GOP Attack on Obamacare, Which Could Strip Healthcare for Millions, Evo Morales Returns to Bolivia, One Year After Coup That Ousted Him, Peru Removes President Vizcarra in Impeachment Trial, Protests Erupt in Ar…

Staff (2020-11-10). "We Are Committing Mass Suicide": Laurie Garrett on Danger of Overturning ACA During Pandemic. democracynow.org Today, the Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a case seeking to overturn the Affordable Care Act, and millions of Americans could lose their healthcare in the middle of a pandemic. "In a way, we're committing mass suicide," says science journalist Laurie Garrett, who says scrapping the landmark Obama-era healthcare law would leave people "to potentially carry disease forward into the community, into their workplaces, and so on, without any treatment, any help, any assistance. That's just insane."

Staff (2020-11-10). As U.S. Faces Out-of-Control Pandemic, Pfizer Raises Hope for Vaccine, But Many Questions Remain. democracynow.org Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has announced that a Phase 3, late-stage study found their potential COVID-19 vaccine showed more than 90% effectiveness. The two-dose vaccine still faces several challenges, including how to store and transport it, since it must be refrigerated at subzero temperatures. Pulitzer Prize-winning science journalist Laurie Garrett says the news is hopeful, but urges caution. "There's been no scientific release. There's no published data," she says. "We don't have anything to go with except what the lawyers at Pfizer massaged carefully into a single-page press release. So, we have to take th…

South Front (2020-11-10). Video: Armenian Defense Collapsed in Central Nagorno-Karabakh. Shusha Is in the Hands of Azerbaijan. globalresearch.ca The Armenian defense in the central part of the Nagorno-Karabakh region is in a deep crisis. | Intense clashes in the areas of Martuni and Shusha were ongoing for the entire last week. Nonetheless, on the evening of November 7, Azerbaijani …

Jason Hickel (2020-11-10). A response to Pollin and Chomsky: We need a Green New Deal without growth. mronline.org Robert Pollin and Noam Chomsky have a new book out, Climate Crisis and the Green New Deal. It's an important contribution to the emerging GND literature, from two thinkers I respect.

Askiah Adam (2020-11-10). Is Normalization with Israel without a Resolution for Palestine Justifiable? globalresearch.ca Some fifty-three years ago, in 1967, in Khartoum, Sudan, the Arab League met. Then the League adopted the moral high ground "The Three No's": no peace with Israel; no recognition of Israel; and, no negotiation with Israel. But today these …

Health Care Voter (2020-11-10). Tuesday 11/10: #SaveTheACA Rally at Supreme Court w/ Health Care Voter (livestream). indybay.org Livestream recording of protest rally…

Monica Moorehead (2020-11-10). Black vote key to Biden win. workers.org Once it was confirmed on Nov. 7 that the Joe Biden and Kamala Harris ticket had defeated Trump, literally tens of thousands of people around the U.S. spontaneously took to the streets for hours in jubilation and celebration. Not only were downtown areas taken over but also neighborhoods, block by . . . |

The Canary (2020-11-10). Matt Hancock suggests vaccine will be rolled out from December, but not for everyone. thecanary.co The military and NHS staff are on standby to roll out a coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccine across the UK from the start of December, according to the health secretary.Matt Hancock said there were many hurdles to overcome before the "vast task" of vaccination could begin. These include regulatory approval of the new Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine and assessment of its safety data.No escaping second wave: On Monday 9 November, England's deputy chief medical officer Professor Jonathan Van-Tam told the Downing Street press conference he was "hopeful" there would be "some vaccine by Christmas". But he also urged caution.H…

MEE staff (2020-11-10). Lebanon's Bahaa Hariri backtracks after interview with Israeli urging peace. middleeasteye.net Lebanon's Bahaa Hariri backtracks after interview with Israeli urging peace | Saudi-backed brother of the prime minister designate claims he did not know nationality or residence of prominent journalist | Tue, 11/10/2020 – 15: 03 | A screengrab of Bahaa Hariri interview with the Israeli reporter Barak Ravid from the American media outlet Axios | Bahaa al-Hariri, the brother of the Lebanese Prime Minister-desig…

William Astore (2020-11-10). Reclaiming American Idealism. counterpunch.org As I lived through the nightmare of the election campaign just past, I often found myself dreaming of another American world entirely. Anything but this one. In that spirit, I also found myself looking at a photo of my fourth-grade class, vintage 1972. Tacked to the wall behind our heads was a collage, a tapestry

Peter Oborne (2020-11-10). Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire greeted with anger and disbelief in Armenia. middleeasteye.net Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire greeted with anger and disbelief in Armenia | Parliament building stormed as protesters in Yerevan accuse government of betrayal over peace deal with Azerbaijan | Tue, 11/10/2020 – 13: 56 | Armenian police officers detain a protester during protests in Republic Square in Yerevan on 10 November (AFP) | There was a profound sense of disbelief and national bereavement on the st…

MEE and agencies (2020-11-10). Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia sign Nagorno-Karabakh peace deal. middleeasteye.net Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia sign Nagorno-Karabakh peace deal | Agreement reached to end the military conflict over the disputed region after more than a month of bloodshed | Tue, 11/10/2020 – 07: 33 | The declaration follows six weeks of heavy fighting and advancement by Azerbaijan's forces (AFP) | Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia say they have signed a deal to end the military conflict o…

Ragip Soylu (2020-11-10). Covid-19: Turkey to be prioritised in receiving vaccine, official says. middleeasteye.net Covid-19: Turkey to be prioritised in receiving vaccine, official says | BioNTech founder says vaccine could be given to Turkish citizens in the first three months of 2021 | Tue, 11/10/2020 – 15: 12 | Vials carrying a potential vaccine against coronavirus (Reuters) | Turkey will be among the first countries to receive the experimental vaccine that is proven to be 90 percent effective in preventing Covid-…

Margaret Flowers (2020-11-10). Challenges For Social Movements Now That Trump Has Been Defeated. dissidentvoice.org Change doesn't come from the top, especially within a manipulated 'democracy' as exists in the United States. When social transformation occurs, it follows years of educating, organizing and mobilizing at the grassroots. Elected leaders who represent that transformation ride on a wave created by social movements, not the other way around. As many people around …

The Canary (2020-11-10). Catholic leader refuses to resign despite damning findings from child sex abuse inquiry. thecanary.co The head of the Catholic Church in England and Wales said he won't resign over a damning report into child sex abuse allegations. Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the archbishop of Westminster Diocese, said he recently offered his resignation to the Pope. He claimed this was on account of his age and nothing else. But the Pope instructed him to stay in post.The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) report into the Catholic Church was published on 10 November. The report found Nichols "seemingly put the reputation of the church" above his duty to sex assault victims. It added that he had demonstrated "no ac…

The Canary (2020-11-10). More than 30,000 extra deaths at home have occurred during the pandemic. thecanary.co More than 30,000 extra deaths have taken place in private homes in England and Wales since the start of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, new figures show.Extra deaths — known as "excess deaths" — are the number of deaths that are above the average for the corresponding period in the previous five years.A total of 31,684 excess deaths in homes in England and Wales were registered between 7 March and 30 October, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).Of this number, 2,676 — or 8% — were confirmed as deaths involving coronavirus(PA Graphics)People dying in their own homes

Special to People's World (2020-11-10). Black composer Joseph Bologne's opera 'The Anonymous Lover' to stream November 14. peoplesworld.org LOS ANGELES — Colburn School partners with LA Opera to present world-renowned musical director James Conlon conducting the online stream of a long neglected 1780 comic romance by pioneering Black composer Joseph Bologne, directed by Bruce Lemon, Jr. Bologne is often referred to as "the Black Mozart." The Anonymous Lover will be staged and streamed …

Jonas Ecke (2020-11-10). The Urgency to Hold Biden Accountable on Foreign Policy. counterpunch.org With his blatant racism, cult-like following, hyper-nationalism and antidemocratic agenda, Donald Trump's fascist traits were more than tendencies. He is perhaps the scariest of politicians elected to represent a western nation-state since the Second World War. Getting rid of him is something to celebrate, and those who stuck with him in the past four years

MEE staff (2020-11-10). Haftar critic shot dead in Libya's Benghazi. middleeasteye.net Haftar critic shot dead in Libya's Benghazi | Hanan al-Barassi was known in the eastern city for videos criticising corruption in Haftar's circles | Tue, 11/10/2020 – 13: 55 | A photo posted by Hanan al-Barassi on social media (Facebook) | A vocal critic of eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar has been shot dead in the city of Benghazi. | Hanan al-Barassi, an activist who became known for posting videos cri…

_____ (2020-11-10). How WWI Soldiers' Bodies Were Controlled, Transformed and Abused to Secure Victory. strategic-culture.org Stephen KHAN | Between 1914 and 1918 the British Empire Most had limited to zero military experience and many men who entered service did not return home the same. Changed and often traumatised, the first world war represented a fracture point in soldiers' personal histories. As a young…

Ted Kelly (2020-11-10). Movement welcomes release of Ant Smith. workers.org Philadelphia Beloved community organizer and teacher Anthony (Ant) Smith was finally released from federal custody on Nov. 9. "For the second time in just a few days, Ant's defense attorney Paul Hetznecker successfully argued for his release on bail," stated supporter Jasmine Peake-Miles. "We won the appeal, and Ant will . . . |

Ted Kelly (2020-11-10). Philly celebrates Trump defeat, pledges to keep fighting. workers.org Philadelphia As soon as the news broke late on the morning of Nov. 7 that the 2020 U.S. presidential election was over, workers here could be heard cheering the humiliating defeat of Donald Trump. Soon after, they were in the streets — dancing and banging pots and pans. Strangers greeted . . . |

Eds. (2020-11-10). 'This is war': fighting for abortion rights in Poland. mronline.org A mass movement in Poland has succeeded in delaying the implementation of a court decision that would ban nearly every abortion.

Charles McKelvey (2020-11-10). The Blue Wave that Never Came. counterpunch.org Some Democrats had been hoping that popular rejection of Donald Trump would lead to a clear Biden victory on election day, the taking of a majority in the Senate, and an increase in the Democratic majority in the Congress. But the anticipated Democratic landslide was not to be. Trump won the key up-for-grab states of

teleSUR (2020-11-10). Chile: Lower House Debates Second Bill on Pension Fund. telesurenglish.net Chile's Lower House Tuesday began the discussion on the pension fund bill that would allow affiliates to the Pension Fund Administrators (AFP) the second withdrawal of 10 percent of their pension savings. | RELATED: | The initiative promoted by lawmaker Pamela Jiles from the Humanist Party (PH) seeks to allow a new withdrawal of funds with maximum quotas equivalent to US$4.3 million and minimum amounts of US$1 mil…

Cole Stangler (2020-11-10). The Death of Working-Class Paris. thenation.com The Death of Working-Class Paris…

Krumholz HM, Bloom T, Sever R, et al. (2020-11-10). Submissions and Downloads of Preprints in the First Year of medRxiv. jamanetwork.com This study describes submissions, postings, abstract views, downloads, comments, and withdrawals on the medRxiv preprint server from June 2019 to June 2020 and compares submissions and postings before and after COVID-19.

Kuehn BM. (2020-11-10). COVID-19 Poses Pregnancy Risks. jamanetwork.com Preventing and identifying coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in pregnant women is essential, as new data suggest some are at risk of severe illness or pregnancy loss.

Julia Conley (2020-11-10). Biden urged to be #climatepresident by taking these 10 'game-changing' steps in first 10 days in office. nationofchange.org "Don't let anyone tell you that Biden's hands are tied on climate action without the Senate."

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-10). Milano IntI. FICTS Filmfest. to host 3 Iranian documentaries. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 10 (MNA) — Three Iranian documentaries, "No Place for Angels", "Sailors do not go to the sea alone and "Shahsavar will be screened at The 37th Milano International FICTS Festival.

Larissa Pham (2020-11-10). The Limits of the Viral Book Review. thenation.com The Limits of the Viral Book Review…

The United Front Against Displacement (2020-11-10). Monday 11/16: Hey Fred! Keep Your Hands Off of The Town!! indybay.org Officers of Game Changer, LLC., 750 Battery St., San Francisco…

Kuehn BM. (2020-11-10). COVID-19 Deaths Among US Clinicians. jamanetwork.com More than 100‚ÄØ000 US health care personnel have contracted coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) since February and at least 641 have died, according to a report by health officials from the CDC and several states.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-10). Iran, Qatar stress expansion of coop. in renewable energies. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 10 (MNA) — Islamic Republic of Iran and Qatar emphasized on the expansion of bilateral cooperation in the field of renewable energies.

Becker C. (2020-11-10). Relationships Between Academic Medicine Leaders and Industry. jamanetwork.com In this narrative medicine essay, a Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) clinician uses the resignation of BWH's president from Moderna's board of directors after a stock sale reportedly paying her millions to question why leaders of academic medical centers are allowed to develop lucrative relationships with industry that prioritize mutual profits over patient well-being and public health.

news.un (2020-11-10). ICC Prosecutor calls for Libya ceasefire progress, decries 'powerful forces' hampering global justice. news.un.org The Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC) is urging Libya's warring parties to implement their recent historic ceasefire agreement, calling it a "welcome concrete development" for a population that has been yearning for peace.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-10). Iran sees lasting security only via coop with its neighbors. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 10 (MNA) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that Iran sees lasting security as possible only through cooperation, partnership, and peace with its neighbors.

Wilfred Chan (2020-11-10). Can American Labor Survive Prop 22? thenation.com Can American Labor Survive Prop 22?

news.un (2020-11-10). Can 'Open Science' speed up the search for a COVID-19 vaccine? 5 things you need to know. news.un.org The UN is calling for authoritative scientific information and research to be made freely available, to accelerate research into an effective vaccine against the COVID-19 virus, help counter misinformation, and "unlock the full potential of science".

Peter Boyle (2020-11-10). Berejiklian under pressure over bill that could wipe out koalas. greenleft.org.au The NSW Liberal government is feeling the political heat after thousands of protest emails protesting a bill that could make koalas extinct in the state crashed the parliamentary server, reports Jim McIlroy.

Pepe Escobar (2020-11-10). America 2020: First Comes a Rolling Civil War… globalresearch.ca This article was originally published on The massive psyops is ongoing. Everyone familiar with the Transition Integrity Project (TIP) knew how this would imperatively play out. I chose to frame it as a think tank gaming exercise …

Donald Monaco (2020-11-10). The Election of Joseph Biden and the Continuity of Plutocratic Rule. globalresearch.ca There are 70 million furious people in America. They voted for Donald Trump. They lost. Joseph Biden was elected president by a razor thin margin under a cloud of suspicion, most of it generated by Trump, who tarnished the …

teleSUR (2020-11-10). Peru: Dozens of People Protest Against Vizcarra's Dismissal. telesurenglish.net Dozens of Peruvians Monday demonstrated spontaneously in the streets of Lima and from their homes against the decision of Congress to remove President Martin Vizcarra. | RELATED: | Protests began after the congressional session that took place on Monday, and they continue this Tuesday over the interim president's inauguration. | On Monday, a group of young people marched through the streets near Parliament with signs that…

Bischoff-Ferrari HA, Vellas B, Rizzoli R, et al. (2020-11-10). Effect of Vitamin D, Omega-3 Fatty Acids, or Strength Training on Clinical Outcomes in Older Adults. jamanetwork.com This randomized trial compares the effects of vitamin D, omega-3s, and a strength-training exercise program alone or in combination vs no supplementation and control exercise on changes in blood pressure, physical and cognitive function, nonvertebral fractures, and infections over 3 years among older adults.

WSWS (2020-11-10). Truck drivers at United Natural Foods vote to strike over lack of pandemic safety measures. wsws.org UNFI delivers groceries to a number of major retailers in New York City, New Jersey, upstate New York and Connecticut, including Whole Foods Market and Stop & Shop, from its distribution center in Montgomery, New York…

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-10). FAO, WHO recommend five steps to ensure food safety. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 10 (MNA) — The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the World Health Organization have provided five steps to ensure food safety.

Gostin LO. (2020-11-10). The Great Coronavirus Pandemic of 2020—7 Critical Lessons. jamanetwork.com The world is experiencing a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic, causing untold human suffering and death, unraveling of social relationships, and robbing individuals of livelihoods and countries of prosperity. The coronavirus pandemic has strained health systems, revealed unconscionable inequalities, and upended international institutions. Here are 7 critical lessons.

WSWS (2020-11-10). Australian university workers speak out on the destruction of their jobs and conditions. wsws.org "It's how the system is designed, it facilitates exploitation."

Antonucci E, Giovini M, Dell'Anna A. (2020-11-10). Noninvasive Oxygenation Strategies for Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure. jamanetwork.com To the Editor The systematic review and network meta-analysis by Dr Ferreyro and colleagues found that noninvasive oxygenation strategies (ie, helmet or face mask noninvasive ventilation; high-flow nasal oxygenation) were associated with a lower risk of mortality and endotracheal intubation compared with standard low-flow oxygen therapy in adult patients with acute hypoxemic respiratory failure. This study could support wider use of noninvasive ventilation during the current coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic, especially if the availability of ventilators is limited. However, some issues should be discussed furthe…

Eliza Egret (2020-11-10). Stephen Lawrence's family highlights institutional racism in the British police during Undercover Policing Inquiry. thecanary.co The Undercover Policing Inquiry has continued into its seventh day, with barristers giving statements on behalf of Stephen Lawrence's family. The family was targeted by police spies. | In April 1993, 18-year-old Lawrence was stabbed to death while waiting for a bus with his friend in Eltham, London. The two were attacked by a gang of white youths. It took almost

John W. Whitehead (2020-11-10). End the Government's War on America's Military Veterans. dissidentvoice.org The 2020 presidential election may be over, but nothing has really changed. The U.S. government still poses the greatest threat to our freedoms. More than terrorism, more than domestic extremism, more than gun violence and organized crime, even more than the perceived threat posed by any single politician, the U.S. government remains a greater menace to the …

Prabhat Patnaik (2020-11-10). India's move toward a de facto unitary state. peoplesdispatch.org India is being pushed toward a de facto unitary state, with States being kept totally out of the loop in decision-making, as seen in the new agricultural laws, goods and services tax compensation, Jammu and Kashmir bifurcation and new National Education Policy.

oneworld.press (2020-11-10). Hold Alt-Media To Account For Getting It Wrong About Armenia & Azerbaijan! oneworld.press How many remember reading that Azerbaijan was supposedly retreating, the world will recognize "Artsakh" soon, etc.? What about all that fake news about a supposedly "imminent" Russian military intervention in Armenia's support? None of it happened, it was all fake, all information warfare, and many were manipulated by the Alt-Media Community that they trusted. Those who misled you must be publicly challenged by you, their audience, to explain their fake news campaign.

Elijah Magnier (2020-11-10). Iran ready to negotiate if Biden respects the international deal: the missiles on the table if… thealtworld.com President Donald Trump waited in vain by the

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-10). Working Group session held for removing production barriers. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 10 (MNA) — The Working Group session on "Removal of Production Barrier" was held on Tuesday in the presence of First Vice President Es'hagh Jahangiri.

Scott Ritter (2020-11-10). MAGA was far more mainstream than most Americans realized, and its electoral rejection will prove to be a historic mistake. thealtworld.com Americans may come to view Donald Trump's Make America Great Again movement not as an embodiment of …

WSWS (2020-11-10). Face-to-face teaching resumed at Australian universities, despite continuing COVID-19 cases. wsws.org Despite the clear dangers, the trade unions covering university workers—such as the National Tertiary Education Union—have mounted no opposition to the return to campuses.

Lynda Carson (2020-11-10). Intent of Barr's phony election fraud investigation is to overturn election results. indybay.org Attorney General William Barr Memo To Investigate Unsupported Allegations Of Voting Irregularities Before The Election Results Have Actually Been Certified:…

The Canary (2020-11-10). Redundancies hit record high as hundreds of thousands lose jobs. thecanary.co More people were made redundant between July and September than at any point on record, according to new official statistics. It comes as the pandemic laid waste to large parts of the economy. | Hard times: | Around 314,000 redundancies were registered during the three months according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). This figure is up by 181,000 from the quarter before. The data suggests that unemployment in the UK reached 4.8% in the three months to September. It's an increase of 0.7 percentage points on the quarter before, and 0.9 percentage points from a year ago. | Meanwhile, around 33,00…

Jim Miles (2020-11-10). Days of the Future Passed — Point of No Return. Covid-19 and The 2020 Presidential Elections. globalresearch.ca One of the more pivotal years in modern history was 1979 and its geopolitical events. Until recently I had considered them to be the most important alignment of events influencing future actions. It is still of paramount importance in the …

Peter Maiden (2020-11-10). Fresno Protest Turned Celebration November 7. indybay.org The election had just been called for Joe Biden and a planned protest in Fresno's Tower District turned into a celebration of the defeat of Donald Trump.

James McGowan (2020-11-10). Restoring American Democracy: A Silver Lining Playbook. progressive.org Ten steps toward reform following the Trump presidency.

Prof. Charles McKelvey (2020-11-10). Biden and Harris Call for Unity. But Does Their Discourse Unify? globalresearch.ca Much of the United States was in a celebratory mood on November 7. The major news networks had projected the Biden-Harris ticket as winners in the states of Pennsylvania and Nevada, giving it the necessary majority in the Electoral College. …

Resistance SF (2020-11-10). Saturday 11/14: San Francisco: Abolish Ice, Close the Camps, & Free Them All Rally & March. indybay.org Union Square, between Geary, Powell, Post and Stockton Streets in downtown San Francisco, California | NOTE: Masks & Social Distancing…

reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2020-11-10). Guatemala herida de muerte. indybay.org Guatemala herida de muerte …todo se utiliza como pretexto por el Estado para saquear y vulnerar…

Project Censored (2020-11-10). Peter Kuznick Makes the Case for Americans to Consider a Post-Trump Era with Joe Biden. projectcensored.org Historian Peter Kuznick, co-author with Oliver Stone of the Untold History of the United States, is the first guest in this post-Election 2020 show; he makes the case for Americans…

Monique Ryser (2020-11-10). Big Pharma profits at any price. indybay.org There is no shortage of money: the EU is at the same time providing immense sums of money to prevent further people fleeing from the theaters of war, including European states, from entering the country. The budget for the refugee defense agency Frontex alone has more than tripled between 2015 and 2020 – from 140 million to 460 million euros. Wars since 2001 have produced 37 mill refugees…

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-10). Hashd al-Sha'abi launches anti-ISIL operation in Diyala. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 10 (MNA) — Iraq's Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), also known as Hashd al-Sha'abi launched an anti-ISIL operation in Diyala Province.

The Lawyers' Committee for 9-11 Inquiry, Inc. (2020-11-10). Petition to Congress to initiate a Congressional Investigation into the 2001 Anthrax Attacks. globalresearch.ca The Lawyers' Committee for 9/11 Inquiry has recently petitioned Congress to reopen the 2001 anthrax investigations.. All 435 House of Representatives and 100 United States Senators received the Executive Summary and links to the Petition and Exhibits you are receiving. …

Graham DS, Busuttil RW, Kaldas FM. (2020-11-10). Outpatient Management of Liver Function Test Abnormalities in Patients With a Liver Transplant. jamanetwork.com This JAMA Performance Improvement article describes development of a protocol for workup and management of elevated liver function tests in liver transplant patients without readmission to their transplant referral center, and findings and outcomes for a case series of 80 patients managed with the new protocol from 2017 to 2019.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-10). End of Trump's administration. en.mehrnews.com &nbsp…

Fernando C. Saldivar (2020-11-10). U.S. Arms Manufacturers Are Profiting from Atrocities. globalresearch.ca A century ago, as Europe was emerging from World War I, there was a consensus that arms proliferation had been one of the chief causes of the conflict. This is why Article Eight of the Covenant of the League of …

teleSUR (2020-11-10). Colombia: Three People Killed by Armed Groups in Antioquia. telesurenglish.net Three people were killed in the middle of an armed attack in the Palermo district of Thames, Southwest Antioquia, Colombia. | RELATED: | The events occurred at about 17h30 local time on Monday in the La Ramada neighborhood, according to local authorities. | Men on motorcycles shot two people while a stray bullet hit another man, a local resident who was in his home. He died immediately. | This man was identified as Luis P…

news.un (2020-11-10). Oppose hatred in all its forms, UN chief urges. news.un.org The United Nations Secretary-General has called on the global community to stand against hatred in all its forms, and to reject the "lies and loathing" which led to the rise of Nazism and which fractures societies today.

KPFA Saturday Evening News (2020-11-10). Venezuelan National Assembly Elections Coming in December. indybay.org Venezuela's elections for its National Assembly are coming up in December.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-10). Iranian snooker player improves his global ranking. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 10 (MNA) — Iranian talented snooker player Hossein Vafaei has improved his annual ranking among world professionals to 20 in 2020.

oneworld.press (2020-11-10). The End Of The Nagorno-Karabakh War: Retrospection, Clarification, And Forecast. oneworld.press The end of the Nagorno-Karabakh War that was brought about by Armenia's sudden Russian-facilitated surrender following its total defeat on the battlefield is the perfect time for reviewing why so many folks in the Alt-Media Community got it all wrong, clarifying the state of affairs as they exist after this conflict's conclusion, and forecasting what might come next for the South Caucasus.

reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2020-11-10). Autonomía de los pueblos indígenas: una asignatura pendiente. indybay.org Autonomía de los pueblos indígenas: una asignatura pendiente para los Estados…

Destiny Mata, Magnum Foundation (2020-11-10). Behind the Doors of New York's Public Housing. thenation.com Behind the Doors of New York's Public Housing…

natashahz (2020-11-10). The Leaders From My Afghan Tour Are on to Bigger, More Bankable Things. scheerpost.com ResoluteSupportMedia / CC BY 2.0] By Maj. Danny Sjursen / AntiWar It's one hell of an inversion. The colonels and generals who commanded at high levels during my 2011-12 Afghan surge tour may have lost the war, but they sure won the personal prosperity battle. The military campaign — strategically, at least — wasn't even close this time around. Whereas the first surge I had the distinct… |

Pip Hinman (2020-11-10). NT Traditional Owners and anti-fracking activists score a win. greenleft.org.au A Darwin court has thrown out criminal charges against anti-fracking activists, reports Kerry Smith.

Amanda Mills (2020-11-10). A historic victory for gray wolves in Colorado election. nationofchange.org "These are things that signal the fact that all is right ecologically, that wildness has returned."

Julian Rose (2020-11-10). Life Starts from Here. Counteract the "Great Reset" by "Puppet Master Big Banker" globalresearch.ca Let's do a reality check: many of us wake-up in the morning with our default memory sleepily reverted back to a pre-covid state of seeming 'normality'. But after splashing our face with cold water, taking the dog for a walk …

Corinne Fuller (2020-11-10). New Music Alert: The Latest Empowerment Anthem From Reina & Apollo. indybay.org There's new music from emerging artists Reina & Apollo!

Project Censored (2020-11-10). Episode 114: Power Projects: The Houston Youth P.O.W.E.R. Research & Propwatch Projects with Dr. James Stancil and Mike Gordon. projectcensored.org Along The Line is a non-profit, education-based podcast that provides listeners with context and analysis about various critical and contemporary issues and topics. Hosted by Dr. Nolan Higdon, Dr. Dreadlocks…

Kathy Fairfax (2020-11-10). Scientists say net zero by 2050 is inadequate. greenleft.org.au Climate scientists now believe their predictions about the rate of the global temperature increase have been too conservative, and stronger and more decisive action is needed to reduce dangerous greenhouse gas emissions.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-10). Iran's COVID-19 cases surpass 700,000. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 10 (MNA) — The Iranian Health Ministry has confirmed 10,339 COVID-19 infections in the past 24 hours, bringing the total cases in the country to 703,288.

Peoples Dispatch (2020-11-10). UK government's bill violating Brexit deal faces setback. peoplesdispatch.org The UK parliament's House of Lords voted overwhelmingly against key clauses of the government's new Brexit bill, which breaches the existing exit treaty signed by the UK with the European Union earlier this year…

Claudio Rivera, Stephanie Knezz Shawn Smith (2020-11-10). Students Push to Remove Police. University President Doubles Down Instead. zcomm.org We know policing has negative health implications on young people, especially for Black people who are disproportionately affected…

_____ (2020-11-10). Shahid Buttar: The Crisis Is Constitutional. popularresistance.org The presidential election has been called for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. I speak with Constitutional lawyer and activist Shahid Buttar about what that means for our work on issues of social justice, his campaign to challenge House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for her congressional seat, and critical issues of the day such as the media, democracy, militarization and mass surveillance. Buttar points out that the crises we face are more than political. The United States is in a Constitutional crisis and legislators such as California's Nancy Pelosi and Dianne Feinstein are at the helm.

MFAP (2020-11-10). Wednesday 11/11: Conversation on Art and Racial & Social Justice w/ Angela Davis & artist Isaac Julien. indybay.org Online via Zoom (FREE)…

Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network (2020-11-10). Palestinian Feminist Leader Khitam Saafin Ordered to Six Months in Israeli Administrative Detention. globalresearch.ca Detained Palestinian feminist and women's organizer Khitam Saafin was ordered by an Israeli military commander to

Project Censored (2020-11-10). Trump's Gone, Biden's On… But at the Cost of Some Liberals' Principles and Integrity. projectcensored.org By Nolan Higdon I can remember when the GOP went to crazy town. It was during the George W. Bush presidency, and I watched as seemingly rational people responded to…

Sunrise Movement Bay Area (2020-11-10). Tuesday 11/10: Where Do We Go From Here? Post-Election Call w/ Sunrise Movement. indybay.org Online via Zoom…

Flanagin A, Fontanarosa PB, Bauchner H. (2020-11-10). Preprints Involving Medical Research—Do the Benefits Outweigh the Challenges? jamanetwork.com A preprint is a complete manuscript posted to a preprint server by authors before peer review and publication in a journal. The goals of preprints are to enable authors to obtain timely feedback and comments on research before submission to a peer-reviewed journal, to claim provenance of an idea, and to facilitate and expedite dissemination of and access to research. Preprints can be amended or updated, commented on by others, and remain on the preprint server even if subsequently published in a journal. They can be cited and indexed and increasingly are given attention in the news and social media.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-10). Iran plays key role in ensuring security of Central Asia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 10 (MNA) — Iranian Ambassador to Russia said that discussing the security of Central Asia and issues related to regional development cannot be discussed without Iran.

Celebrate But Resist (2020-11-10). On the Golden Gate Bridge, the Resistance Goes On. indybay.org Police blatantly interfered with the first amendment right to free assembly by blocking access to the Golden Gate Bridge pedestrian walkway, but about 100 made it through to rally then march for justice.

WSWS (2020-11-10). Teachers and support staff in Streetsboro, Ohio file 10-day strike notice. wsws.org Working under an expired contract for over a year, teachers and support staff voted to strike on November 18 unless a contract deal is reached.

WSWS (2020-11-10). Spain's PSOE-Podemos regime rejects lock-downs as COVID-19 soars. wsws.org The priorities of the ruling class in Spain are clear: even if lockdown measures could largely eliminate the virus in only a few weeks, they would rather see mass contagion and death in order to ensure the working class keeps producing profits.

Tom Anderson (2020-11-10). British company JCB's machines were used in Israel's biggest home demolition in a decade. thecanary.co British company JCB's equipment was used in Israel's demolition of an entire Bedouin village last week. The demolition was reportedly Israel's single While all eyes were on the US election, Israeli jeeps and bulldozers

Project Censored (2020-11-10). Ep115: Millennial Candidates, Voters, Activists, and Media Makers. projectcensored.org On today's episode, Nicholas Baham II (Dr. Dreadlocks), Janice Domingo, and Nolan Higdon discuss The Houston Youth P.O.W.E.R. Research & Propwatch Projects with Dr. James Stancil and Mike Gordon. Along…

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-10). Protests in Armenian Parliament. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 10 (MNA) — Armenian protesters, angery with the Nagorno-Karabakh peace agreement, showed their dissatisfaction via entering state places, including the building of the Prime Minister and Parliament.

Peoples Dispatch (2020-11-10). Peruvian Congress impeaches President Martín Vizcarra; progressive forces call it a coup. peoplesdispatch.org The Peruvian Congress impeached Martín Vizcarra on a charges of corruption from his time as governor in 2011-2014. These charges have not been proven yet. Thousands have taken to the streets against the impeachment, calling it an attack on democracy…

Barnett ML, Joynt Maddox KE, Orav E, et al. (2020-11-10). Skilled Nursing Facilities and a Bundled Payment Model for Joint Replacement Surgery. jamanetwork.com This study compares mean levels of institutional spending for Medicare beneficiaries after lower extremity joint replacement at skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) participating vs not participating in Medicare's bundled payment program, before vs after implementation of the program.

Fight Back (2020-11-10). Los Angeles: Boyle Heights demands Trump out and a people's mandate. fightbacknews.org Los Angeles, CA – Boyle Heights joined the call from the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression (NAARPR) for protests on November 4 to demand a people's mandate and that Trump concede. Hosted by Centro CSO at Mariachi Plaza, the rally featured many family and friends of Chicanos and Chicanas killed by police in Los Angeles. Protesters celebrated the electoral defeat of District Attorney Jackie Lacey, a crucial victory for the movement against police crimes in Los Angeles. Lacey has notoriously refused to file charges on over 600 cops for killing Blacks, Chicanos and Latinos in LA County during…

Elijah Magnier (2020-11-10). L'Iran prêt à négocier si Biden respecte l'accord international. thealtworld.com Le président Donald Trump a attendu en vain au

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-10). VIDEO: Arrival of Russian military forces to Nagorno-Karabakh. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 10 (MNA) — Following the agreement of Armenia made with Russian Federation and Republic of Azerbaijan to end war over Nagorno-Karabakh region, Russian peacekeepers were deployed in region in accordance with one of clauses of agreement.

Staff (2020-11-10). Consumer Advocates Warn Pfizer Data Is Incomplete — Vaccine Is Still Months Away. truthout.org As the United States shatters global records for COVID-19 infections, news on Monday of early trial data suggesting that a potential vaccine for the virus is 90 percent effective provided a brief sense of relief. | However,

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-10). Hormozgan exports over 60,000 tons of cement to Kuwait. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 10 (MNA) — The governor of Hormozgan Province of Iran announced over exporting 60,000 tons of cement from Parsian County to Kuwait.

Jasmine Norden (2020-11-10). The second lockdown will highlight the need for mental health service reform more than anything before it. thecanary.co The UK is now in its second national lockdown in an attempt to curb the still rising coronavirus (Covid-19) case numbers. While sorely needed, this lockdown could worsen the negative psychological effects of the first. | This is particularly evident in terms of mental health. Countless academics and charities have already warned about the mental health crisis facing the UK. The Centre for Mental Health The…

imperial.ac.uk (2020-11-10). Skills development in Physical AI could cultivate lifelike intelligent robots. imperial.ac.uk New research suggests combining educational topics and research disciplines to help researchers breathe life into lifelike intelligent robots.

Eisenberg MJ, Hébert-Losier A, Windle SB, et al. (2020-11-10). Effect of e-Cigarettes Plus Counseling vs Counseling Alone on Smoking Cessation. jamanetwork.com This randomized trial compares the effect of using e-cigarettes with individual counseling vs individual counseling alone for smoking cessation on point prevalence abstinence at 12 weeks.

Verghese P, Matossian D. (2020-11-10). The US Preventive Task Force Recommendation on Screening for Blood Pressure in Children. jamanetwork.com In this issue of JAMA the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) updates its 2013 report on screening of blood pressure in children and adolescents with a new recommendation statement and updated evidence report and systematic review. After reviewing publications since the earlier report, the USPSTF again concludes that, while there is evidence of tracking of blood pressure between childhood and adulthood and some evidence of a relation to subclinical cardiovascular disease, overall there was insufficient evidence to make a recommndation for or against screening for high blood pressure in children and adolesc…

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-10). Iranian FM arrives in Islamabad. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 10 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister arrived in Islamabad at the head of a political and economic delegation on Tuesday.

Anthony Cartalucci (2020-11-10). Thailand: How the US Supports "Penguin" & the Student Mobs. thealtworld.com We were told that Thailand's anti-government protests were "self-organized" by "students." Yet these "students" appear to be regular guests at the same embassies funding anti-government organizations across Thailand as well as supporting the billionaire-led opposition parties of Pheu Thai and Future Forward/Move Forward. | AFP Fact Check — Old photos of former US Ambassador with Thai student leader used to claim foreign involveme…

Ferreyro BL, Angriman F, Scales DC. (2020-11-10). Noninvasive Oxygenation Strategies for Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure—Reply. jamanetwork.com In Reply We agree with Dr Antonucci and colleagues that endotracheal intubation, the secondary outcome in our network meta-analysis of noninvasive oxygenation strategies for acute hypoxemic respiratory failure, may not be an appropriate outcome for patients who do not wish to receive invasive mechanical ventilation. As an end point, endotracheal intubation is also vulnerable to manipulation in trials in which blinding of treatment allocation is not possible. This was the main rationale for choosing mortality as the primary end point in our review. Of note, most of the studies included in our network meta-analysis…

Jin J. (2020-11-10). Patient Information: Screening for High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents. jamanetwork.com This JAMA Patient Page summarizes the 2020 USPSTF recommendation statement on blood pressure screening in children, which concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of the practice (I statement).

teleSUR (2020-11-10). Cancun Police Shoot Down Feminist Protest in Mexico. telesurenglish.net Mexico's Police Monday shot down a feminist protest organized in Cancun to reject two women's femicides that took place last weekend. Police brutality left three reporters injured, one of them by gunshot. | RELATED: | Over 2,000 protesters attended the march against Quintana Roo State's femicides. The demonstrators marched to Cancun's Palacio Municipal. | Videos broadcasted on social networks showed how the police closed the entrance to…

teleSUR (2020-11-10). Sinovac Rejects Halt of its COVID-19 Vaccine's Trials in Brazil. telesurenglish.net Chinese vaccine developer Sinovac Biotech reaffirmed that its COVID-19 vaccine candidate CoronaVac is safe, following the announcement by Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) over the suspension of clinical trials in the country on Tuesday. | RELATED: | "After communicating with our Brazilian partner, the Butantan Institute, we learned that their board believes that this serious adverse event is not r…

Carl Davidson (2020-11-10). Post-Election Reckoning: New Hypotheses for the Road Ahead. zcomm.org The politics of this race do not make any sense unless one factors in racism and revanchism, the seeking of revenge…

teleSUR (2020-11-10). Thousands of People Welcomed Evo Morales in Uyuni, Potosi. telesurenglish.net Bolivia's former president and Movement Toward Socialism (MAS) leader Evo Morales on Monday night was received by thousands of people in the town of Uyuni, Potosi Department. | RELATED: | Morales arrived in this town after visiting the mining center of Atocha, Potosi, where he was also received with joy by thousands of residents. | "We returned by roads we have missed so much to meet the multitude of miners of Atocha and their revolutionary…

David Giesen (2020-11-10). Saturday 11/14: Who eats crow on Turkey Day: teaching justice on Thanksgiving. indybay.org Join Zoom Meeting | zoom.us/j/95005710989?pwd=b1I2YVVndHR0SD…

WSWS (2020-11-10). BP refinery closure threatens hundreds of jobs in Western Australia. wsws.org The closure is part of a vicious global restructuring of the sector by the major oil companies, to cut costs and offset the impact of a slump in oil prices.

Gartlehner G, Vander Schaaf EB, Orr C, et al. (2020-11-10). USPSTF Report: Screening for Hypertension in Children and Adolescents. jamanetwork.com This systematic review to support the 2020 US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement on screening for hypertension in children and adolescents summarizes published evidence on the benefits and harms of screening for hypertension in asymptomatic children and adolescents and on the effect of treating childhood hypertension on outcomes in adulthood.

, Krist AH, Davidson KW, et al. (2020-11-10). USPSTF Recommendation: Screening for High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents. jamanetwork.com This 2020 US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for high blood pressure in children and adolescents (I statement).

Whittle J. (2020-11-10). New Statin Use and Mortality in Older Veterans. jamanetwork.com To the Editor The study on the association of new statin use with all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in older veterans found a reduction in all-cause mortality that was significantly larger than the reduction in cardiovascular mortality with statin use. In studies of primary prevention using statins in largely younger populations and in meta-analyses of participants older than 75 years in randomized trials, an effect on noncardiovascular mortality has not been demonstrated. It is also surprising that the risk of mortality decreased during follow-up, with the greatest effect seen in the initial 2 years, when r…

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-10). Iran, Oman hold talks on energy coop. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 10 (MNA) — In a meeting between the Iranian ambassador to Oman and the country's Minister of Oil and Gas the sides conferred on mutual cooperation in the energy sector.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-10). American people said no to Trump racism, lawlessness. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 10 (MNA) — The Government Spokesman said that in the US election the American people said no to Trump's racist and anti-global policies which all had a hand in tarnishing the US image at the international level.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-10). US imposes Iran-related sanctions on 4 entities, 6 companies. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 10 (MNA) —United States on Tue. imposed Iran-related sanctions on six companies and four people, accusing them of supplying sensitive goods to an Iranian military firm in Trump administration's latest move to increase pressure on Tehran.

Malički M, Jerončić A, ter Riet G, et al. (2020-11-10). Preprint Servers' Policies, Submission Requirements, and Transparency in Reporting and Research Integrity Recommendations. jamanetwork.com This study describes the policies, submission requirements, and transparency in reporting and research integrity recommendations of academic preprint servers.

teleSUR (2020-11-10). Uruguay: Secondary School Teachers Announce a National Strike. telesurenglish.net The National Federation of Secondary Education Teachers of Uruguay (FENAPES) on Tuesday begun a 48-hour national strike against budget cuts promoted by the government for 2021. | RELATED: | FENAPES Executive Committee noted that the mobilizations will take place across the country on the first day of the strike and on November 11 a general assembly of delegates will be called. | FENAPES representatives have claime…

Binoy Kampmark (2020-11-09). Fur Trades and Pandemics: Coronavirus and Denmark's Great Mink Massacre. counterpunch.org "The worst case scenario is a new pandemic, starting all over again out of Denmark," came the words of a grave Kà•re Mà∏lbak, director of the Danish health authorities, the State Serum Institute. According to the Institute, COVID-19 infections were registered on 216 mink farms on November 6. Not only had such infections been registered;

Paul Dobson (2020-11-09). Venezuela's Maduro Congratulates Biden, Offers to Improve Relations. venezuelanalysis.com The Venezuelan president also mocked Guaido for not backing Trump's claims to have won the US election.

Seiji Yamada (2020-11-09). On Howard Waitzkin's Rinky-Dink Revolution. counterpunch.org When I was in college, I took a class in medical anthropology. One of our readings was an analysis of the U.S. health care system from a Marxist perspective by a physician sociologist, Howard Waitzkin. As a pre-med, I found this of more relevance than trying to wade through Marx's polemics from, say, the Rheinische

Ibrahim Husseini (2020-11-09). Israel's 'Silent Transfer' of Palestinians Out of Palestine. globalresearch.ca As more Arab countries normalise relations with Israel, it presses on with a policy of "silent transfer" — an intricate system that targets Palestinians in occupied East Jerusalem with residency revocation, displacement through house demolitions, barriers in obtaining building permits, …

Stephen Lendman (2020-11-09). Banana Republic USA. Dirty Politics and Rigged Elections: Evidence of Fraud in Swing States. globalresearch.ca Time and again throughout US history since the early 19th century, elections were stolen, not won — at the federal, state, and local levels. | My own city of Chicago is notorious for dirty politics, rigged elections a longstanding tradition, things …

WSWS (2020-11-09). Migrant friend to Julian Assange dies in UK's Belmarsh prison. wsws.org The suicide of Manoel Santos has drawn attention to the UK government's criminal practice of holding people facing deportation in prisons, even in maximum security institutions.

Akemi Johnson (2020-11-09). Daisy's Story: Filipina Migrants and Other Women in the Shadow of the U.S. Military Bases in Okinawa. asia-pacificresearch.com

Staff (2020-11-09). Headlines for November 9, 2020. democracynow.org Joe Biden Elected 46th U.S. President as Pennsylvania Count Seals Victory, Kamala Harris Becomes First Woman, African American, Asian American Vice President, Trump Pursues Baseless Lawsuits as GOP Splits on Their Response to Election, Senate Control Hangs on Georgia Runoffs, Most World Leaders Congratulate Biden and Harris; Brazil, Russia, Mexico and China Hold Off, Biden Unveils Coronavirus Task Force as U.S. Cases Hit 10 Million, with Over 237,000 Recorded Deaths, WH Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and at Least 5 Others Test Positive for COVID-19, ACLU Files Suit over Gov't Handling of Pandemic in Immigrant Jails…

WSWS (2020-11-09). Illinois governor admits factories and other workplaces are center of COVID-19 outbreaks. wsws.org The list of infected workplaces, which state officials have concealed from the public, includes those owned by Amazon, Ford, Fiat Chrysler, Tyson Foods, UPS and other giant corporations.

Andrew Korybko (2020-11-09). Don't Fall for the Psyop! Biden's Not Officially the President-Elect, At Least Not Yet… globalresearch.ca A massive psyop was launched across the world after the Mainstream Media's "projection" that Biden will become the President-Elect deceived average folks and foreign governments alike into thinking that the US' contentious 2020 presidential election has finally concluded, but the …

Staff (2020-11-09). The End of Trump? Biden & Harris Claim Victory in Historic Election, Vowing to Heal Divided Nation. democracynow.org The Trump presidency is coming to an end. Former Vice President Joe Biden is projected to have won the election after pulling ahead in Pennsylvania, giving him more than the 270 electoral votes needed to become president. Biden's running mate Kamala Harris will make history as the first female vice president, as well as the first African American, Indian American and Asian American elected to the office. Although President Trump has so far refused to concede as his campaign files a slew of lawsuits challenging the results in several states, plans are already underway to shape the next administration and prepare f…

news.un (2020-11-09). 'Super typhoon' Goni: UN, partners seek $45 million in immediate relief. news.un.org The United Nations and humanitarian partners in the Philippines launched, on Monday, a response plan for $45.5 million to bring life-saving assistance and protection to hundreds of thousands of people affected by Typhoon Goni.

news.un (2020-11-09). 'Super typhoon' Goni: UN, partners seek $45 million in immediate relief for affected populations. news.un.org The United Nations and humanitarian partners in the Philippines launched, on Monday, a response plan for $45.5 million to bring life-saving assistance and protection to hundreds of thousands of people affected by Typhoon Goni.

WSWS (2020-11-09). Coronavirus pandemic intensifies humanitarian disaster in Yemen. wsws.org In war-torn Yemen the coronavirus pandemic is exhibiting its murderous potential. Doctors report a death rate of 20 to 30 percent among those infected.

Alan MacLeod (2020-11-09). In Blow to Online Privacy EU Seizes on Vienna Attack to Enact Long-Desired Ban on Encryption. thealtworld.com If the EU is successful, users will no longer enjoy protection from the prying eyes of government and criminals on popular messaging apps like WhatsApp and Signal. | MPN— The European Union is rushing through new legislation to get rid of end to end digital encryption. This would mean the end of privacy for users of popular messaging apps like WhatsApp and Signal. | opean Council

Lucas Leiroz de Almeida (2020-11-09). Australia Enters the Race for Digital Currency. asia-pacificresearch.com

Caitlin Johnstone (2020-11-09). Biden Will Have The Most Diverse, Intersectional Cabinet Of Mass Murderers Ever Assembled. thealtworld.com It's been A

RT (2020-11-09). NYTimes embodies sour grapes in writeup of Bolivia's ex-president Morales' 'triumphant return' after election overturns coup. rt.com The NY Times insisted Bolivia's socialist government-elect was shunning former president Evo Morales as he returned from exile a year after he was chased out by a US-backed coup, even though both President and VP served under him. | The US outlet made no secret of its dissatisfaction over last month's election results, which saw Morales' MAS (Movement Toward Socialism) party regain power after a year of right-wing quasi-authoritarian rule. MAS won majorities in both chambers of parliament, and president-elect Luis Arce was allegedly hand-picked by Morales as a candidate. | But while Arce and his vice president…

Pip Hinman (2020-11-09). Sue Bolton re-elected to Moreland council for a third term. greenleft.org.au Socialist Alliance councillor Sue Bolton is happy to be able to continue working on unfinished community projects, after being reelected for a third term in the north east ward of Moreland City Council, reports Chloe de Silva.

Kenny Stancil, staff writer (2020-11-09). 'Historic Day': Jubilation as Evo Morales Returns to Bolivia One Year After Military Coup. commondreams.org Twelve months after being driven into exile by right-wing forces, socialist former president Evo Morales was "received by the very social movements who defeated the coup and restored democracy." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

Pip Hinman (2020-11-09). Well-known socialist Sue Bolton re-elected to Moreland council. greenleft.org.au Socialist Alliance councillor Sue Bolton is happy to be able to continue working on unfinished community projects, after being reelected for a third term in the north east ward of Moreland City Council, reports Chloe de Silva.

Pip Hinman (2020-11-09). Four socialists elected to Melbourne councils. greenleft.org.au There has been a surge of support for socialist candidates in the Victorian local councils elections, with four socialists elected to three councils, reports Jacob Andrewartha.

WSWS (2020-11-09). SEP (Sri Lanka) outlines socialist alternative to pandemic and authoritarianism. wsws.org The speakers stressed that the crisis in Sri Lanka and internationally could only be resolved through the independent political mobilisation of the working class=.

Brasil de Fato (2020-11-09). Tapi Yawalapiti: "My father died fighting for Indigenous peoples, defending the land" peoplesdispatch.org Tapi Yawalapiti is a leader and chieftan of the Yawalapiti people, from the Upper Xingu region. This article was written from Tapi's testimony by telephone to reporter Erick Gimenes, from Brasil de Fato, on November 5, 2020. His father, chief Aritana Yawalapiti, had died three months earlier, on August 5, in Goiânia, due to complications caused by COVID-19. He was one of the most important leaders of the Xingu Indigenous Reserve, known today as the Xingu Indigenous Territory (TIX), a land he helped to demarcate alongside his brothers Cláudio and Orlando Villas-Bà¥as. | With the death of my father [Aritana Yaw…

RT (2020-11-09). Kosovo ex-president Thaci pleads not guilty to war crimes at The Hague. rt.com Former president of Kosovo Hashim Thaci has pleaded not guilty to crimes against humanity and war crimes, in his first appearance at The Hague, where he has been indicted on 10 counts for charges dating back to the 1990s. | Thaci is rejecting all the charges, which relate to crimes alleged to have occurred during the Kosovo War of Independence between 1998 and 1999, and during which some 13,000 people died. | The 52-year-old resigned as leader of the Balkan state on Thursday in order to stand trial, after being indicted by the Specialist Prosecutor's Office in June over his alleged role in almost 100 murders.

MEE staff (2020-11-09). Alleged victims of torture target US assets of Libya's Khalifa Haftar in lawsuit. middleeasteye.net Alleged victims of torture target US assets of Libya's Khalifa Haftar in lawsuit | Plaintiffs are targeting assets worth millions of dollars owned by Haftar and his family as compensation for his alleged involvement in war crimes, WSJ reports | Mon, 11/09/2020 – 21: 57 | Most of the 17 Haftar-linked properties are owned by limited liability companies controlled by his son Okba Haftar (AFP/File photo) | New det…

Lauren Smith (2020-11-09). End 2020 on a Humane Note: The International Community Calls for Human Rights Protections for Assange, Manning and Snowden. globalresearch.ca When governments don't abide by the law, it is imperative that the international community hold those governments to account. Let's be reminded that during World War II, the

RT (2020-11-09). 'You talk like a prosecutor': Azerbaijani president Aliyev nails BBC journalist on 'media freedom' by bringing up Assange. rt.com BBC News correspondent Orla Guerin got more than she bargained for when her questioning of President Aliyev about the supposed lack of media freedom in his country ended up with him grilling her on Julian Assange's imprisonment. | Guerin's

Mark Gruenberg (2020-11-09). SEIU brings personal stories to High Court to defend the ACA. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—If the U.S. Supreme Court's right-wing Republican majority kills the 10-year-old Affordable Care Act, Service Employees Local 503 member Cammie Hering of Portland, Ore., won't be able to afford health insurance. At that, even with "relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis" that could eventually disable her, Hering, a personal support worker who earns $15.50 an hour, might be …

Don Fitz (2020-11-09). How Do Medical Students Get More Experience in the US than Cuba? counterpunch.org What It Has To Do with Inequality During the last 10 years I have written multiple articles documenting how Cuba has better medical practice and education than the US. To be honest, I have known for a long time that there is an area of medical training where medical students in the US get considerably

CounterPunch News Service (2020-11-09). Coalition Launches Challenge to Federal Wolf Delisting. counterpunch.org Environmental groups point to lack of scientific evidence showing wolf recovery On November 6th a coalition of Western wolf advocates filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, launching a challenge of the Trump administration's decision to prematurely strip gray wolves of federal protections in the contiguous 48 states, in violation of the

Nadda Osman (2020-11-09). Iraq closing displacement camps and leaving thousands homeless. middleeasteye.net Iraq closing displacement camps and leaving thousands homeless | Up to 100,000 people could be forced to find new accommodation despite vulnerabilities, food insecurity and the raging pandemic | Mon, 11/09/2020 – 15: 11 | Displaced Iraqis have been forced out of camps making them even more vulnerable (AFP) | Authorities in Iraq have closed a number of displacement camps with little or no notice to reside…

RT (2020-11-09). Iran deprived of 5 million flu vaccine doses this year due to US sanctions — deputy health minister. rt.com Iran's deputy health minister has warned of the public health impact caused by US sanctions, as the government tries to import vital flu jabs to vaccinate vulnerable people ahead of the winter months. | Speaking on Monday, Iraj Harirchi said US sanctions had stopped Iran from procuring vital flu vaccine supplies this year, impacting the country's most vulnerable citizens. | Harirchi said "five million doses of purchased flu vaccine have been blocked at an airport due to the sanctions against Iran and they cannot be cleared and exported to the country." | As a result, Iran has not yet distributed the flu vacci…

C.P. Chandrasekhar (2020-11-09). Growing divergence between China and 'Developing Asia'. mronline.org The past year has brought into sharp relief the significant differences between China and the rest of the world.

Sophie Haigney (2020-11-09). Celia Paul Sits for Her Own Portrait. thenation.com | The painter's memoir Self-Portrait is a revelation.

RT (2020-11-09). Lawmakers warn of 'greater surveillance' as EU governments seek access to encrypted messages after Islamist attacks. rt.com Some European lawmakers on Monday slammed an EU proposal that calls for communication service providers to give authorities access to encrypted messages. | A draft proposal was circulated on November 6 by Germany, which currently holds the bloc's rotating presidency and was first reported by Austrian public broadcaster FM4. | The Draft Council Resolution on Encryption seeks a "better balance" between privacy and fighting crime, and states that "competent authorities must be able to access data in a lawful and targeted manner." | Monitoring online chats could be only conducted "in full respect of fundamental ri…

RT (2020-11-09). 'Lazy' & 'lame': McDonald's roasted online for 'McPlant' brand name for new meat-free burgers. rt.com McDonald's will be foraying into plant-based meat alternatives with its new 'McPlant' food line. Despite it being a serious move by the fast food giant, the online response seemed primarily focused on the project's name. | "McPlant is crafted exclusively for McDonald's, by McDonald's," said the company's president of international business Ian Borden during an investor presentation on Monday. | Also on rt.com | | The…

The Canary (2020-11-09). How do the regions of England compare for Covid-19 case rates? thecanary.co The number of new cases of Covid-19 continues to rise in most local areas of England.The overall trend masks some notable differences between the regions, however.Here is an overview of the latest case rates in each region of England, including the areas with the highest and lowest numbers.In all instances, the figures are for the week ending November 4 and have been calculated by PA using data published by Public Health England.— North-west EnglandThe highest rates of new cases of Covid-19 continue to be in north-west England.Oldham is top of the list, with 779.4 cases per 100,000 people, up from the previo…

RT (2020-11-09). Downing Street warns 'no guarantees' over Covid-19 vaccine by Christmas despite 'promising' results in Pfizer's trial. rt.com Despite 'promising' results in Pfizer's coronavirus trial, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's spokesman has warned that there are 'no guarantees' the vaccine will be approved by UK regulators. | Pfizer and their partner BioNTech have announced that their experimental Covid-19 vaccine is more than 90 percent effective in combating the virus. The statement from the pharmaceutical giant provides hope that the first coronavirus vaccine could be rolled out before Christmas. | However, dampening hopes, the UK prime minister's spokesman warned that they did not have a final date for when it would be approved and that, wh…

MEE staff (2020-11-09). US urged to stop drone sales to UAE over civilian deaths in Yemen and Libya. middleeasteye.net US urged to stop drone sales to UAE over civilian deaths in Yemen and Libya | Amnesty International warns that Washington would be culpable for rising civilian death toll in both countries | Mon, 11/09/2020 – 18: 14 | The armed MQ-9B drones will be equipped with maritime radar and could be delivered in 2024 (Reuters/File photo) | Amnesty International has called on the United States to stop the sale of 18 soph…

Staff (2020-11-09). Rappers can't make Black capitalism work for Black people. therealnews.com Life under capitalism has produced extreme degrees of racial and economic inequality. So, why are prominent rappers still pushing Black capitalism as a viable solution to the racial and economic injustices Black people live with today?

MEE staff (2020-11-09). Israel to begin excavation for controversial Jerusalem cable car. middleeasteye.net Israel to begin excavation for controversial Jerusalem cable car | The construction will uproot trees on Mount Zion and displace any water, sewage and telecom infrastructure in the way | Mon, 11/09/2020 – 14: 55 | An Israeli project to build a cable car in occupied East Jerusalem has been approved to ferry visitors from western Jerusalem to the Western Wall, despite outcry from Palestinians (AFP) | Israeli aut…

MEE staff (2020-11-09). G20 urged to hold Saudi Arabia accountable over human rights abuses. middleeasteye.net G20 urged to hold Saudi Arabia accountable over human rights abuses | Human Rights Watch calls on Riyadh to allow UN experts access to attack sites in Yemen, and allow an independent body to investigate Jamal Khashoggi's murder | Mon, 11/09/2020 – 20: 20 | Saudi Arabia's King Salman speaks via video link during a virtual G20 summit on 26 October (File photo/Saudi Royal Court/AFP) | Human Rights Watch (HRW) has…

Jonathan Cook (2020-11-09). The Task of 'Sleepy Joe' is to Put Liberal America Right Back to Sleep. counterpunch.org At birth, all of us begin a journey that offers opportunities either to grow — not just physically, but mentally, emotionally and spiritually — or to stagnate. The journey we undertake lasts a lifetime, but there are dozens of moments each day when we have a choice to make tiny incremental gains in experience, wisdom

RT (2020-11-09). 2 killed & 1 injured as Russian military helicopter shot down by mobile surface-to-air missile over Armenia — Moscow. rt.com The Russian Mi-24 helicopter crashed in Armenia after being subjected to fire from the ground, Moscow confirmed. The incident took place near the border with Azerbaijan. | The chopper went down on Monday evening as it was escorting a motorcade to the Russian military base. The aircraft was hit by a missile from a portable air-defense system, whereupon it lost control and plunged into mountainous terrain on Armenian soil. | "The Russian Mi-24 helicopter was shot down in the airspace over the territory of the Republic of Armenia outside the combat zone [with Azerbaijan]," stressed the official representative of…