Daily Archives: September 9, 2020

2020-09-09: News Headlines

Stephen Lendman (2020-09-09). Assange's Guilt by Accusation Extradition Show Trial Resumes. globalresearch.ca Powerful forces in the US and UK want Assange crucified for the unforgivable "crime" of truth-telling investigative journalism the way it should be on vital for everyone to know geopolitical issues. | That's what his slow-motion extradition to the US trial …

_____ (2020-09-09). Julian Assange Hearing: Day Three. popularresistance.org Paul Rogers, Emeritus Professor of Peace Studies at Bradford University, took the stand by video link to testify about Julian Assange's political views and how they factor into the Trump administration's prosecution of Assange for publishing. | Rogers reviewed Assange's speeches, including an anti-war speech in 2011 in London and a speech to the UN following the release of Iraq and Afghan war logs, as well as Mairead Maguire's nomination of Assange for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2019. LINKs. Rogers concluded that Assange's views don't fall into traditional liberal or conservative belief systems but are rather more…

_____ (2020-09-09). Roger Waters: If Julian Assange Is Guilty, So Am I. popularresistance.org Musician Roger Waters told NewsClick that , "In 2010 Julian Assange along with Chelsea Manning played a pivotal role in releasing classified documents on US military activity in Iraq and Iran. I displayed the video for three years. If Julian is guilty so am. I am ready to give my arrest and may be in the coming time they can arrest me too. "

Binoy Kampmark (2020-09-09). Assange's Second Day at the Old Bailey. dissidentvoice.org The highlights of the second day of Julian Assange's extradition proceedings at the Central Criminal Court in London yielded an interesting bounty. The first was the broader public purpose behind the WikiLeaks disclosures, their utility in legal proceedings, and their importance in disclosing instances of US extrajudicial killings, torture and rendition. The second involved a …

John Pilger (2020-09-09). Video: Outside the London Show-trial of Julian Assange: John Pilger's Speech. globalresearch.ca Veteran investigative journalist and filmmaker John Pilger delivered the following speech outside London's Old Bailey Central Criminal Court on Monday, the first day of resumed show-trial proceedings for the extradition of Julian Assange to the US. Pilger, along with a …

_____ (2020-09-09). Philadelphia To Temporarily Block Landlords From Enforcing Evictions. popularresistance.org Philadelphia court officials will announce a temporary stay on lockouts related to eviction orders Tuesday, PlanPhilly has learned. | The move comes as landlord-tenant proceedings begin to ramp up at city courts after months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic and a statewide moratorium on evictions that ended on Aug. 31 despite calls to the Pennsylvania legislature to extend it from Gov. Tom Wolf. | But while some restrictions remain in place, the Tuesday reopening of courtrooms means at least some eviction orders could — in theory — move forward.

John W. Whitehead (2020-09-09). Mile Markers of Tyranny: Losing Our Freedoms on the Road from 9/11 to COVID-19. globalresearch.ca "No one ever seizes power with the intention of relinquishing it. Power is not a means; it is an end."—George Orwell | You can map the nearly 20-year journey from the 9/11 attacks to the COVID-19 pandemic by the freedoms we've …

Alan Macleod (2020-09-09). As Trump Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize, Here Are Some of Its Worst Winners. mintpressnews.com While there have been some worthy winners in its 119-year history, the Nobel Peace Prize has very often been handed to some of the world's worst warmongers and war criminals.

Alan Macleod (2020-09-09). DHS Head Chad Wolf Adopts Language of War in Threats Against Portland Protesters. mintpressnews.com The phrase "all options on the table" is largely used in politics as a code phrase conveying the most extreme violence imaginable, without having to explicitly state it. Now it's being used against American citizens.

Floyd Kermode (2020-09-09). 'The Boys' take on corporate superheroes for hire in comic TV adaptation. peoplesworld.org When I watch TV, I'm not a very political person. Yes, I know everything is political, but really, I just want to relax. That said, the political side of some forms of escapism is, well, inescapable. The Boys is like that. It's rip-roaring action fun, but also a very dark comedic look at U.S. corporate …

Andrew Korybko (2020-09-09). India-China Relations: India Ignored A Priceless Opportunity For Peace. globalresearch.ca India could have followed the Chinese Defense Ministry's suggestion to investigate the first-ever firearm discharge near the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in almost half a century, which could have helped New Delhi "save face" before Beijing by de-escalating this …

Ben Norton (2020-09-09). U.S. sanctions Russian Research Institute that developed COVID-19 Vaccine. mronline.org The U.S. Commerce Department blacklisted a Russian research institute that helped create the world's first COVID-19 vaccine.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2020-09-09). The Bin Ladens and the Bushes: On 9/11 George Herbert W. Bush Meets Osama's Brother Shafiq bin Laden. globalresearch.ca One day before the 9/11 attacks, the dad of the sitting President of the United States, George Herbert Walker Bush was meeting none other than Shafiq bin Laden, the brother of alleged terror mastermind Osama bin Laden.

Howard Lisnoff (2020-09-09). Death and Loathing Are on the Ballot. counterpunch.org A frightening report that appeared on CNBC "Key coronavirus forecast predicts over 410,000 total U.S. deaths by Jan. 1 'The worst is yet to come'" (September 4, 2020), is worse news than the fact that other signs of death will be on the ballot in November. The Newspaper of Record takes a somewhat similar tack

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2020-09-09). Michel Chossudovsky: Biographical Summary. globalresearch.ca There are a number of deliberate "errors" and omissions in Michel Chossudovsky's wikipedia entry. Defamatory statements. | The same applies to the wikipedia entry for Global Research which has been merged with Chossudovsky's entry. The objective is to smear GR. …

Margaret Flowers (2020-09-09). Rest in Power, Kevin Zeese!! dissidentvoice.org Kevin Zeese speaks at a rally for Chelsea Manning (by Ellen Davidson) It is with a sad heart that I report the sudden and unexpected death of Kevin Zeese early Sunday morning. Kevin was working up until the end and died in his sleep of a possible heart attack. There will be an online tribute …

Staff (2020-09-09). In Memoriam: Kevin Zeese Is Irreplaceable. truthout.org Kevin Zeese was a major constant reliable presence in the movement for peace and justice. He used writing, editing, online and all other forms of communication. He organized events, protests, occupations. He risked arrest. He ran for office. He was an attorney and used the courts and shared his expertise. He thought independently. He acted collaboratively. He maintained good relations with those he disagreed with — even those he disagreed with over that most disagreeable of topics in a collapsing oligarchy: elections. | K…

RT (2020-09-09). Pentagon awards Northrop Grumman contract to develop next-gen $85bn ICBM for nuclear triad upgrade. rt.com The Pentagon has handed arms manufacturer Northrop Grumman a colossal $13.3 billion contract to develop a new ICBM to replace the Minuteman III missile, part of a sweeping modernization effort to update the US' nuclear triad. | Northrop

Staff (2020-09-09). 175 Years in a U.S. Prison? Extradition Trial of WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Begins in London. democracynow.org As the long-awaited extradition hearing for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gets underway in London, his legal adviser, Jennifer Robinson, says the case could set a chilling precedent for press freedoms around the world. "He faces 175 years in prison for doing his job as a journalist and a publisher. That's why this case is so dangerous," says Robinson. Assange faces numerous charges, including under the U.S. Espionage Act, related to the release of diplomatic cables published by WikiLeaks that revealed war crimes committed by U.S. forces in Iraq and Afghanistan. He faces a possible life sentence if he is extrad…

Staff (2020-09-09). "Unforgetting": Roberto Lovato's Memoir Links U.S. Military in Central America to Migration Crisis. democracynow.org We look at how decades of U.S. military intervention in Central America have led to the ongoing migrant crisis, with Salvadoran American journalist Roberto Lovato, author of the new book "Unforgetting: A Memoir of Family, Migration, Gangs, and Revolution in the Americas." Lovato recounts his own family's migration from El Salvador to the United States, his return to the country as a young man to fight against the U.S.-backed right-wing government responsible for grave human rights violations, and his embrace of journalism to tell the stories of people on the margins. "I'm unforgetting a history of not just El Sal…

Staff (2020-09-09). Headlines for September 9, 2020. democracynow.org California Governor Has "No Patience for Climate Change Deniers" Amid Historic Fires, Report Estimates Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Led to Quarter-Million COVID-19 Cases, Peru COVID-19 Death Toll Reaches 30,000, Senate Republicans Abandon New Stimulus Checks Despite Economic Crisis, Tropical Storm Rene Forms, Continuing Record Atlantic Hurricane Season, Sudan Under State of Emergency as Nile River Flooding Sets Records, Senegal's Capital Partially Submerged Following Record-Shattering Rainfall, Trump Extends Offshore Drilling Bans in Republican-Led States, DOJ Seeks to Defend Trump from Rape Accuser's Defamation Laws…

_____ (2020-09-09). Julian Assange, Prometheus Bound. strategic-culture.org He is being punished not for stealing fire — but for exposing power under the light of truth and provoking the god of Exceptionalism. | Pepe ESCOBAR | This is the tale of an Ancient Greek tragedy reenacted in AngloAmerica. | Amid thundering silence and nearly universal indifference, chained, immobile, invisible, a squalid Prometheus was transferred from the gallows for a show trial in a faux Gothic court built on the site of a medieval prison. | Kratos, impersonating Strength, and Bia, impersonating Violence, had duly chained Prometheus, not to a mountain in the Caucasus, but to solitary confinement in a h…

Staff (2020-09-09). WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange May Face Up to 175 Years in Prison. truthout.org Image Credit: Julia Quenzler | As the long-awaited extradition hearing for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gets underway in London, his legal adviser, Jennifer Robinson, says the case could set a chilling precedent for press freedoms around the world. "He faces 175 years in prison for doing his job as a journalist and a publisher. That's why this case is so dangerous," says Robinson. Assange faces numerous charges, including under the U.S. Espionage Act, related to the release of diplomatic cables pu…

Kathryn Shihadah (2020-09-09). UN: Israel's Handling of Palestinian Prisoners Amid COVID-19 "Discriminatory" "Violation of Int'l Law" mintpressnews.com In hopes of reducing the risk of COVID-19 exposure for its Jewish population, the Israeli Prison Service approved the transfer of five hundred Israeli prisoners to house arrest, but have subsequently refused to provide the same for Palestinian prisoners.

yenisafak (2020-09-09). Thousands receive Turkish aid following Beirut blast. yenisafak.com Turkey's Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH) has sent aid to 30,000 people in Lebanon following last month's Beirut port explosion.In a statement on Wednesday, the IHH said the aid delivery is still underway."So far, 30,000 beneficiaries have received aid from the IHH," the statement said.Aid has also been delivered to three health centers in the Lebanese capital, which lacks sufficient medicine and medical supplies.On Aug. 4, a huge explosion in the port of Beirut rocked the city, killing 191 people and injuring over 6,000 people, while dozens remain missing.The blast caused damage estimated at $15 billion, acc…

Roger D. Harris (2020-09-09). The Current Impasse in Belarus and the Peace Alternative. dissidentvoice.org Back in the 1970s, the left and even many liberals were clear that Nixon's dropping napalm on Vietnamese villages was an abomination. By the 1990s, some thought Bill Clinton's bombing of Yugoslavia was, perhaps, humanitarian. Fast forward to the present, there is sentiment that the US has a global "responsibility to protect" the less enlightened …

Binoy Kampmark (2020-09-09). Assange on Trial: A Stunning Lack of Transparency and Fairness. counterpunch.org The fine circus that is British justice resumed at London's Central Criminal Court on September 7, with the continued extradition proceedings against Julian Assange. Judge Vanessa Baraitser was concerned that approximately 40 individuals had received remote video access they apparently should not have. "In error, the court sent out orders to others who had sought

Craig Murray (2020-09-09). Your Man in the Public Gallery: Assange Hearing Day 7. globalresearch.ca This morning we went straight in to the evidence of Clive Stafford Smith, a dual national British/American lawyer licensed to practice in the UK. He had founded Reprieve in 1999 originally to oppose the death penalty, but after 2001 …

Dave Lindorff (2020-09-09). Trump Disses Troops but Correctly Labels 2 of America's Costliest Wars Unjustified or 'Stupid'. counterpunch.org Let's be honest about America's wars and the men (overwhelmingly) and women who have fought them. Most of the wars that the US has launched or fought in, dating back to at least the War of 1812, were not just or necessary, could have been avoided, and wasted precious lives and national wealth, often while

Global Research News (2020-09-09). Selected Articles: Extradition Trial of Julian Assange. globalresearch.ca By Amid thundering silence and nearly universal indifference, chained, immobile, invisible, a squalid Prometheus was transferred from the gallows for a show trial in a faux Gothic court built on …

_____ (2020-09-09). Remembering Kevin Zeese, Tireless Fighter For Our Democracy. popularresistance.org Defending Rights & Dissent was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Kevin Zeese over the weekend. Over his life, he was on the frontlines of many causes—whistleblower protections, election integrity, single payer healthcare, net neutrality, reforming our criminal justice system, environmental justice, and peace. He was the press secretary for Ralph Nader's 2004 presidential campaign and in 2006 ran for Senate in Maryland with the backing of both the Green and Libertarian Parties.

Margaret Flowers (2020-09-09). Rest in Power, Kevin Zeese (1955 — 2020). globalresearch.ca It is with a sad heart that I report the sudden and unexpected death of Kevin Zeese early Sunday morning. Kevin was working up until the end and died in his sleep of a possible heart attack. | There will be …

Myles Hoenig (2020-09-09). Time for the Democrats and Republicans to Merge and Open up the Field to Real Leftist Parties. dissidentvoice.org Now is the time for the two most disgraced parties in America to unite, and join together to fight the good fight for Wall Street, war mongering, and maintaining an America that's the pity of the world. With so many Republican standard bearers and war mongers rallying around Joe Biden, becoming one single party is …

Vasudha Talla (2020-09-09). ACLU Calls On Tech Companies to End Their Alliance with ICE and CBP. aclu.org Westlaw and Lexis databases are the backbone of every ACLU lawyer's job. Whether we're filing legal briefs in court, lobbying for legislative change, or compiling research, the duo hold information that's vital for our advocacy. Thomson Reuters, which owns Westlaw, and Reed Elsevier (RELX), which runs Lexis, are the two publicly-traded companies behind each of these products. Though they claim to "advance human welfare" and help their customers "move society forward" by providing the necessary knowledge, information, and analytical tools for researchers, lawyers, and government agencies, they are fueling the m…

Mike Whitney (2020-09-09). Is "Black Lives Matter" (BLM) the Mask Behind Which the Oligarchs Operate? globalresearch.ca Here's your BLM Pop Quiz for the day: What do "Critical Race Theory", "The 1619 Project", and Homeland Security's "White Supremacist" warning tell us about what's going on in America today? | They point to deeply-embedded racism that shapes the behavior …

Declassify 9 (2020-09-09). Documents Proving the FBI Has Withheld Critical Information from 9/11 Families and the American People. globalresearch.ca Below is a series of documents that proves the FBI has withheld critical information from 9/11 families and the American people. | *** | The 2002 D.O.J. response to the 9/11 …

Manuel García, Jr. (2020-09-09). Possible Future Trends of CO2 Concentration and Global Temperature. counterpunch.org Carbon dioxide gas (CO2) has been accumulating in the atmosphere since the dawn of the Industrial Revolution (~1750), because increasingly voluminous fluxes of that gas have been exhausted from the lands and the oceans, and are beyond the capacity of natural CO2 sinks to absorb completely. Prior to the Industrial Revolution, carbon would cycle through

Ramzy Baroud (2020-09-09). Cheap Mediterranean Natural Gas Could Spell the End for the NATO Alliance. mintpressnews.com It's a strange and unprecedented spectacle when countries like Israel, Greece, Egypt, Libya, Turkey, and others lay claims over the Mediterranean, while NATO scrambles to stave off an outright war, among its own members.

Mark Gruenberg (2020-09-09). Forty environmental groups demand Trump protect oil rig workers against coronavirus. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON — Citing coronavirus outbreaks on offshore oil and gas drilling platforms worldwide—and protesting a GOP Trump regime decision to stop disclosing U.S. data in such cases—40 environmental, science and safety groups demanded four Trump government agencies take decisive action to protect offshore oil and gas industry workers. Their demands range from industry-specific safety measures …

Matthew J.L. Ehret (2020-09-09). Rhodes Scholar Talbott's Hand Revealed in Russia Gate. dissidentvoice.org It has recently come to light that the primary source of the Steele Dossier and Mueller Investigation is none other than Igor Danchenko — a veteran Brookings Institute employee from Ukraine who not only hadn't been to Russia for decades but who admitted to the FBI in January 2017 that the entire Steele dossier was …

Dean Baker (2020-09-09). The U.S., China, and the New Cold Warriors. counterpunch.org On the days when he is not celebrating his friendship and trade deals with China's president Xi Jinping, Donald Trump has sought to hype China as the United States' major enemy in the world. This has meant not only absurd allegations about the pandemic (top Trump economic adviser Peter Navarro has claimed that China deliberately sent infected

David Trujillo (2020-09-09). Chicano/a Studies: 50 years in the making. peoplesworld.org LOS ANGELES — Fear-mongering, racist, inflammatory messaging is something the Latino community has heard many times before. This political year there is something different. There is a direct attack by the president and his entire administration upon the Latino community. The upcoming 2020 elections are one of the most important elections in our lifetime. This …

Matt Sedlar (2020-09-09). Depatman Leta Ameriken Fè Yon Gwo Kontra ak Yon Konpayi Sekirite ki Gen Koneksyon Politik. cepr.net In English An Novanm 2019, nan kad sipà≤ li pou PNH, Biwo Entènasyonal Dwà≤g ak Aplikasyon Lalwa nan Depatman Leta Ameriken bay bay lapolis yon kontra $73,000 pou pwovizyon "kit anti-manifestasyon" pou inite lapolis ki chaje kontwà≤l foul, CIMO, daprè enfà≤masyon ki genyen nan baz done kontra gouvènman Ameriken. Nan komansman ete a CIMO ak …

Ian Angus (2020-09-09). Triple crisis in the Anthropocene Ocean. mronline.org Scientists call them a 'deadly trio.' If acidification, oxygen loss, and overheating are not ended soon, a massive die-off of ocean life may be unstoppable.

Crystal Moreno-Garcia (2020-09-09). Illinois coalition fights utility shutoffs. liberationnews.org Due to quarantine measures, people more than ever depend on electricity to work and learn from home.

teleSUR Desk (2020-09-09). Bolivia Court denies Evo Morales candidacy for October 18 elections. mronline.org "History shows that they will be able to disqualify Evo, but they will not be able to outlaw the people," Evo Morales replied as he urged Bolivians no to "fall into any provocation," instead "abide by that decision because our commitment and priority is for the people to come out of the crisis."

Comrade Tano (2020-09-09). WW Commentary: French Imperialism: a scourge then, a scourge now! workers.org There are some who say history is written by the victors. I, however, say that history is written not by the victors, but by the rich and powerful. This is particularly true in the case of imperialism, and it is one reason why it has been able to survive into . . . |

Phillip Bonosky (2020-09-09). Turnabout theatre still has some vital ideas. peoplesworld.org Most often, art imitates life. But there are moments where life imitates art. Where even the most unimaginable or unrealistic social satire is reality, reflecting the ugly truth. Like inverted images formed on camera film negatives, upside down until we choose to flip it right side up, ultimately correcting the incorrect view we held. Fifty-five …

John Wojcik (2020-09-09). Trump's rush for a vaccine endangers the nation's health. peoplesworld.org The Trump administration admits it is aiming for a vaccine for COVID-19 before Election Day and that the public will joyfully rise up to reward him with a second term in the White House. The news this week that AstraZeneca, a leading pharmaceutical giant, has halted its trial of a COVID-19 vaccine because of an …

Evaggelos Vallianatos (2020-09-09). The Heat is Definitely On. counterpunch.org I have lived in Claremont, California for 12 years, and never have felt so much heat as I did Saturday, September 5, 2020. That was a very hot day. The temperature hit 120 degrees Fahrenheit.

Paul Wilcox (2020-09-09). Abolitionist solidarity — Black and white — in the struggle against slavery. liberationnews.org The full story of the struggle to end chattel slavery in the U.S. has yet to be fully told. History books have always minimized the struggle of enslaved people, who from the beginning in 1619 fought slavery at every turn, rebelling, escaping, fighting for the right to fight. Some 180,000 enlisted in the Union army …

Jamal Rich (2020-09-09). Black Panther veterans Denise Oliver-Velez, Ericka Huggins share experiences with new generation. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—Coming together for another inspiring conversation, the Claudia Jones School for Political Education and Black Women Radicals hosted well-known Black activists Denise Oliver-Velez and Ericka Huggins for an intergenerational discussion on the ideas of radical friendship, the future of movement building, and radical self-care. Oliver-Velez was both an active member of the Young Lords and …

Yves Engler (2020-09-09). Canadian Troops in Saudi Arabia a Legacy of Support for Iraq War. dissidentvoice.org The revelation that Canadian soldiers have been in Saudi Arabia for 17 years highlights Canada's ties to the repressive monarchy, contribution to the Iraq war and hollowness of Canadian foreign policy mythology. Recently researcher Anthony Fenton tweeted, "raise your hand if you knew that there was a 'Detachment' of Canadian soldiers serving under US auspices …

Roger D. Harris (2020-09-09). Belarus: A Catalyst for Regime Change and the Peace Alternative. mintpressnews.com Opposition elements in Belarus have long planned to use the September 9 presidential election as a catalyst for regime change, and thanks to broad and genuine discontent with president Lukashenko, they might just succeed.

Joel Wendland-Liu (2020-09-09). Racism and anti-communism: Why the U.S. has no real health system. peoplesworld.org Healthcare access remains an urgent issue for millions of Americans. Trump's empty promise last month to "sign a health insurance law in two weeks" confirms this reality. As many as 12 million workers in the U.S., since the economic collapse, have lost their health insurance, according to the Economic Policy Institute. Many millions more go …

Eds. (2020-09-09). Extinction Rebellion: The real criminals sit in parliament! mronline.org We applaud the successful blockades of a number of printing plants by activists of Extinction Rebellion. They have managed to seriously disrupt one of the key pillars of capitalism—the establishment press. Predictably, the Daily Mail, The Times and all the other right wing rags are complaining about this being an "attack on the freedom of …

RT (2020-09-09). Michigan university apologizes after seeming to embrace SEGREGATION with 'white' and 'POC' virtual gatherings. rt.com The University of Michigan at Dearborn has rushed to apologize after advertisements for white and non-white 'cafe' gatherings incensed the internet, baffling those who thought segregation was a thing of the benighted US past. | The university issued an apologetic yet extremely

RT (2020-09-09). US senator's solution to 'Make Senate Great'? Cut the cameras, don't let popular vote elect lawmakers, expand terms to 12 years. rt.com Republican Senator Ben Sasse is at the center of a national online discussion after his ideas to reform the US Senate according to the Founding Fathers' supposed wishes were critiqued as both undemocratic and simply "weird." | Sasse's Wall Street Journal opinion piece,

RT (2020-09-09). Dems scramble to cancel Al Gore's running mate & 'fake Democrat' Joe Lieberman after he endorses GOP Senator Susan Collins. rt.com Supporters of the Democratic Party have disowned former Democrat Senator and VP pick Joe Lieberman, arguing that he has always been a black sheep in the family after he appeared in a reelection ad for Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine). | Former US Senator for Connecticut Joe Lieberman, who was selected to be Al Gore's running mate in his failed 2000 presidential bid, has announced his endorsement for Collins, a self-described "moderate Republican" vying for reelection in November. | Collins is lagging behind her Democratic opponent, state House Speaker Sara Gideon, in recent polls. | In a campaign ad that made the…

RT (2020-09-09). Democrats & Republicans agree: Politicians & corporations should be spared from prosecution over killer Covid-19 care homes. rt.com Republican and Democrat politicians have both embraced legislation to immunize themselves and their deep-pocketed corporate donors from legal liability for ill-thought-out pandemic policies blamed for the deaths of thousands. | Republicans in the Senate have all but plagiarized a controversial provision from New York Governor Andrew Cuomo that will offer legal immunity to corporations that ran the care homes in which hundreds of thousands of elderly Americans died with the coronavirus over the last six months, according to a trio of progressive journalists who compared the texts and interviewed some of the lob…

RT (2020-09-09). Safety comes first, says Fauci, after 'unfortunate' pausing of AstraZeneca vaccine due to UK participant's adverse reaction. rt.com AstraZeneca's decision to put the Phase III trial of its Covid-19 vaccine on hold is unfortunate but part of how a trial is supposed to work, Dr. Anthony Fauci has said. The pause comes after a subject developed complications. | "It's really one of the safety valves that you have on clinical trials such as this, so it's unfortunate that it happened," the leading US expert on infections told CBS' 'This Morning' program. "Hopefully, they'll work it out and be able to proceed along with the remainder of the trial, but you don't know. They need to investigate it further." | A similar sentiment was expressed by the…

RT (2020-09-09). 'A disgrace to all artists' or not enough? Hollywood spars over woke diversity quota for future Oscar 'Best Picture' award. rt.com The Motion Picture Academy has ignited a firestorm of debate after issuing a new set of "inclusion standards" for future Oscar awards, requiring filmmakers to hire talent from certain demographics to qualify for 'Best Picture.' | The new standards were handed down on Tuesday, establishing rules for the 2024 Oscars which were designed to "better reflect the diversity of the movie-going audience," the Academy said in a

RT (2020-09-09). 'Babies don't know their gender': Trevor Noah slams 'outdated' gender reveal parties after firework sparks California wildfire. rt.com Reacting to news that a firework from a gender reveal party triggered a still-raging wildfire in California, comedian Trevor Noah blasted the celebrations as "outdated" because gender isn't always revealed at birth. | The fires in Southern California have caused multiple areas to be evacuated and have spread across thousands of acres, and news that a firework from a gender reveal party is A gender reveal party is held during pr…

RT (2020-09-09). Oregon governor says towns have been 'substantially DESTROYED' by huge wildfires, loss of life expected (VIDEO). rt.com First responders are battling more than 35 fires burning across more than 300,000 acres of land in Oregon, forcing thousands to evacuate their homes — and the governor is warning the worst could be yet to come. | "Over the last 24 hours, Oregon has experienced unprecedented fires, with devastating consequences across the state. Our number-one priority right now is saving lives. This could be the greatest loss of human lives and property due to wildfires in our state's history," Governor Kate Brown said, addressing the emergency. | Firefighters, National Guard soldiers, and Red Cross volunteers are wor…

Anand Naidoo (2020-09-09). The Heat: Divide in the U.S. Economy. america.cgtn.com Wall Street has proven resilient in the face of a pandemic, while 'Main Street' has suffered considerably, with businesses closing and people losing jobs. We will take a look at this disconnect in the U.S. economy.

Binoy Kampmark (2020-09-09). Pandemic Reflexes: Lockdowns and Arrests in Victoria, Australia. counterpunch.org Ugly. Rough. Police in the Australian state of Victoria muscling their way in. The father and children watching. It had all arisen because the pregnant mother in question had engaged in conduct defined as incitement. In a post on her Facebook page, Zoe Buhler had urged Victorians to protest the coronavirus lockdown rules over the

Yanis Iqbal (2020-09-09). USA's Strangulation of the International Criminal Court. dissidentvoice.org On 2 September, 2020, the US sanctioned two officials of the International Criminal Court (ICC) for investigating into alleged war crimes by US forces and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in Afghanistan since 2003.The officials are ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, and the ICC's head of Jurisdiction, Complementary, and Cooperation Division, Phakiso Mochochok (sanctioned for having …

Tom Anderson (2020-09-09). The British police are using COVID-19 measures to criminalise protest. We need to be ready to fight back. thecanary.co Increasing evidence is emerging that the police are using coronavirus (Covid-19) legislation to criminalise and disrupt protests. | Back in June,

CP Editor (2020-09-09). Michael Kiwanuka — Cold Little Heart. counterpunch.org

pip.hinman (2020-09-09). Forum discusses latest attacks on Venezuela. greenleft.org.au Organised by the Melbourne-based Venezue…

pip.hinman (2020-09-09). United Workers Union at Officeworks continue their campaign for fair pay. greenleft.org.au

pip.hinman (2020-09-09). From Perth to Rojava: Who's really fighting terrorism? greenleft.org.au

pip.hinman (2020-09-09). Leave uranium in the ground. greenleft.org.au

Paul Haeder (2020-09-09). Doctor Dolittle with Brush and Easel. dissidentvoice.org Always tell the truth. Always take the high road. Live each day like it could be your last. Drink it in. Be adventurous, be bold, but savor it. It goes fast. — Ben, from the movie, Captain Fantastic. Once you drive down the road overlooking Olalla Slough, you end up on a 6.7-acre paradise. Before …

Mehr News Agency (2020-09-09). UAE carrying stigma of betraying Muslims for Zionists' sake. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 09 (MNA) — An Iranian Parliament Member maintained that UAE is carrying 'the stigma' of betraying the Islamic world and Palestine issue via establishing friendly relations with the Zionist regime.

Richard D Wolff (2020-09-09). Corporations Profit from Peoples' Suffering. dissidentvoice.org Prof. Richard Wolff argues that the system in the US is falling apart. Capitalism is surviving because of all the support provided by the American government to corporations — who are receiving the bulk — and to Americans.

news.un (2020-09-09). Fresh war crimes fears highlighted in new Yemen report. news.un.org The war in Yemen continues to ravage the country and its people, senior UN-appointed rights investigators said on Wednesday, in a call for an international probe into suspected war crimes, and sanctions against the perpetrators.

_____ (2020-09-09). Report: Huawei Sanctions Would Destroy US Chip Industry. popularresistance.org The Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei plans to build its own manufacturing factories to face the US restrictions imposed against it with production lines with zero US components, according to a report published in the Hong Kong digital medium Asia Times. | The online newspaper, quoting David P. Goldman, an economist and analyst specializing in Asian issues, pointed out that there is a good chance that by the end of 2021, Huawei will be able to produce a state-of-the-art chipset from its Kirin line factory within China, without requiring the use of any US equipment.

Jared O. Bell (2020-09-09). America Needs a Formal Truth-Telling Process, and Right Now! dissidentvoice.org Racism proves again that it is a cancer that's ravaging American society. As of late it seems to have metastasized to an uncontrollable disease that is snuffing our relationships, human dignity, careers, and common decency in the U.S. The various incidences of racial strife over the last several years, ranging from continued police brutality to …

splcenter (2020-09-09). A Victory for Students and Parents: SPLC, allies win case blocking DeVos from diverting COVID-19 relief funds away from public schools. splcenter.org

Daniel Horowitz (2020-09-09). Thousands of Covid Cases but Zero Hospitalizations in Colleges: This Is Good News. But States and Colleges Force Draconian Lockdowns. globalresearch.ca Remember the goal of flattening the curve? Ensuring that hospitals weren't overrun? Well, what do you call a scenario where thousands of cases result in zero hospitalizations? I'd call it the ultimate flat curve — or downright flat line. Yet …

Ashley Curtin (2020-09-09). California lawmakers contemplate reparations for slavery. nationofchange.org Cash, housing assistance, lower tuition, forgiving student loans, job training or community investments are a few examples of reparation.

The Global Research Team (2020-09-09). Nineteen Years Ago Today: GlobalResearch.ca Was Launched. globalresearch.ca Nineteen years ago today, on September 9th, 2001, two days prior to the tragic events of 9/11, the Global Research website was launched at We started up in late August with a handmade web design on FrontPage. A …

Tony Cartalucci (2020-09-09). Thailand's "Youth Protests" Made in USA. Undermine Thailand Relations with China. globalresearch.ca Imagine the reaction if the Russian government funded programs and events for years inside the US to create youth groups indoctrinated in support of Moscow's interests — particularly in regards to voting in US elections and the shaping of the …

Robert Reich (2020-09-09). The real threat to law and order. nationofchange.org It's found in these and other Trump enablers, lackeys, and bottom-dwellers.

Prof. Graeme MacQueen (2020-09-09). The "Inside Job" Hypothesis of the 9/11 Attacks: JFK, 9/11 and the American Left. globalresearch.ca First published by Global Research on March 15, 2017 | On November 23, 1963, the day after John F. Kennedy's assassination, Fidel Castro gave a talk on Cuban radio and television. [1] He pulled together, as well as he could in …

Peoples Dispatch (2020-09-09). Michigan University students seek safe working conditions. peoplesdispatch.org On September 9, around 1,000 graduate student employees at the University of Michigan commenced a strike.They are organizing the strike against the dangerous health and work conditions under which they have been forced to return to campus.

news.un (2020-09-09). Serious knowledge gaps must be bridged to battle deadly sepsis infections. news.un.org Efforts to tackle sepsis, which can damage multiple organs and result in death, are hampered by "serious gaps in knowledge", particularly in low- and middle-income countries, according to a report launch on Wednesday by the World Health Organization (WHO).

news.un (2020-09-09). Children's lives at stake, COVID threatens to undo 30 years of 'remarkable progress'. news.un.org COVID-19 threatens to undo decades of hard-fought progress in reducing deaths of children under the age of five, UN agencies have warned, calling on countries to ensure vital health services for children and women do not falter amid the global crisis.

Sarah Lahm (2020-09-09). Midwest Dispatch: The Gospel of School Choice. progressive.org While Republicans peddle the myth that every student has access to 'world-class schools,' Democrats must start defending public schools.

Peoples Dispatch (2020-09-09). 20 miners feared dead in Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. peoplesdispatch.org The incident was triggered by a rockslide at a marble quarry in the Mohmand district. Casualties are expected to rise as dozens remain trapped under the debris…

The Global Research Team (2020-09-09). Nineteen Years Ago Today: GlobalResearch.ca Was Born. globalresearch.ca Nineteen years ago today, on September 9th, 2001, two days prior to the tragic events of 9/11, the Global Research website was launched at We started up in late August with a handmade web design on FrontPage. A …

news.un (2020-09-09). Greece: Devasting fire compounds overcrowding and COVID-19 challenges in refugee camp. news.un.org UN agencies have offered support to Greek authorities on Wednesday after a major fire ripped through an overcrowded refugee camp overnight, destroying dwellings and forcing thousands to flee, many reportedly suffering from smoke inhalation.

Tom Conway (2020-09-09). How America continues to fail the health care workers battling the pandemic. nationofchange.org For too many Americans, health care workers are out of sight, out of mind.

Dean Baker (2020-09-09). Is Repealing Section 230 the Way to Fix Facebook? Exchange with Siva Vaidhyanathan. cepr.net This is the first part of a four part exchange with Siva Vaidhyanthan, a professor of media studies at the University of Virginia. Professor Vaidhyanathan will write a response. I will then draft a rejoinder and he will get the last word. Repeal Section 230 to Fix Facebook Many people are worried that Facebook …

news.un (2020-09-09). 'Essential lessons' from HIV fight can help coronavirus response, says UNAIDS. news.un.org Decades of global experience in tackling AIDS can help countries respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, a new UN report published on Wednesday has revealed.

Peoples Dispatch (2020-09-09). Protests follow yet another custodial death in Egypt. peoplesdispatch.org 26-year-old Islam Al-Ostraly was arrested after an an argument with a police officer last week. While the police claim that he fell ill in prison and died of a 'circulatory attack, signs of extreme torture were reportedly found on his body…

Peoples Dispatch (2020-09-09). Indignation following police killing of law student in Bogotá. peoplesdispatch.org The killing of 46-year-old law student and taxi driver Javier Ordóñez in Colombia's capital Bogotá early on September 9 has been met with widespread rejection. The killing of the law student and father of two comes in a particularly tense time in Colombia where

Peoples Dispatch (2020-09-09). Students protest in Hungary as Orban loyalists take control of another university. peoplesdispatch.org Students of University of Theatre and Film Arts and their supporters have mounted a strong resistance against the hand over of the university administration to loyalists of prime minister Viktor Orban…

_____ (2020-09-09). Report: So-Called US War On Terror Has Displaced As Many As 59 Million People. popularresistance.org The ongoing U.S. "war on terror" has forcibly displaced as many as 59 million people from just eight countries in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia since 2001, according to a new report published Tuesday by Brown University's Costs of War Project. | "U.S. involvement in these countries has been horrifically catastrophic, horrifically damaging in ways that I don't think that most people in the United States have grappled with or reckoned with in even the slightest terms." | —David Vine, American University | Titled "Creating Refugees: Displacement Caused by the United States' Post-9/11 Wars" (pdf), the new r…

news.un (2020-09-09). Science, solidarity and solutions needed against climate change: Guterres. news.un.org Concentrations of greenhouse gases in atmosphere are at record levels, emissions that saw a temporary decline due to the pandemic are heading towards pre-COVID levels, and global temperatures continue to hit new highs, these are the findings of a major UN report on climate change.

_____ (2020-09-09). Foreign Policy Of This Country Has To Reject US Exceptionalism. popularresistance.org Describing the Democratic presidential candidates after a debate back in January, our next guest noted that they had "talked some about what it means to be the commander-in-chief," but not "enough about what it means to be the diplomat-in-chief." The same might be said for corporate news media, whose assessment of presidential contenders gives foreign policy short shrift generally, and then, as we noticed in the debates, overwhelmingly frame international questions around military intervention. | What's missing from that truncated conversation, and what does it cost us in terms of global political possibilities?

Carol Brouillet (2020-09-09). The 16th Annual 9/11 Truth Film Festival. globalresearch.ca 2020 is an unusual year; weddings have been cancelled, schools closed, almost all large public gatherings banned, the global economy dismantled; the middle class and Main Street's small and medium sized businesses are struggling to survive. In California, the film …

news.un (2020-09-09). Attacks on education during times of conflict must stop: UN chief. news.un.org Education is a fundamental human right and an essential driver for peace and development, yet armed attacks targeting teachers, students and education facilities are on the rise, with some 11,000 incidents reported between 2015 and 2019, the UN Secretary-General said on Wednesday.

Haitian Popular News Agency (2020-09-09). Social movements in Haiti denounce president's links to criminal gangs. peoplesdispatch.org Haiti has been plagued by a wave of violent murders of vocal members of the opposition, and gang violence in poor neighborhoods. Social movements say the president is an accomplice to these crimes…

Andrew Emett (2020-09-09). Utah police under investigation after shooting unarmed 13-year-old boy. nationofchange.org "No matter the circumstances, what happened on Friday night is a tragedy, and I expect this investigation to be handled swiftly and transparently for the sake of everyone involved."

news.un (2020-09-09). Distrust of public institutions, health inequities could push more countries into conflict, UN political affairs chief warns. news.un.org The erosion of trust in public institutions, unequal access to health care and tensions around delicate peace negotiations, are among the risks amplified by COVID-19, which if not mitigated, could push more countries into violence, the UN political affairs chief told the Security Council on Wednesday.

Unicorn Riot (2020-09-09). Historic Squats, Rosa Nera and Terra Incognita, Raided by Greek Police. unicornriot.ninja Chania, Crete — Early Saturday morning, Greek riot police invaded and evacuated the historical Rosa Nera, a squatted social center on the island of Crete. Police made 16 arrests and injured a journalist with a flashbang during the raid. | ŒïŒ∫Œ∫Œ≠ŒΩœâœÉŒ∑ Œ°œåŒ∂Œ± ŒùŒ≠œÅŒ±…ŒùœåŒºŒøœÇ Œ∫Œ±Œπ œÑŒ¨Œæ&OElig…

John Whitehead (2020-09-09). The 20-Year Journey From 9/11 To COVID-19 and the Freedoms Lost Along the Way. mintpressnews.com You can map the nearly 20-year journey from the 9/11 attacks to the COVID-19 pandemic by the freedoms we've lost along the way. | The road we have been traveling has been littered with the wreckage of our once-vaunted liberties, especially those enshrined in the Fourth Amendment. | The assaults on our freedoms that began with…

Lynn Adelman (2020-09-09). How Workers Can Achieve Real Power. zcomm.org We can build a sectoral bargaining system—and strong, democratic, worker-driven unions—from the ground up.

Sherry Turkle (2020-09-09). That chatbot I've loved to hate. zcomm.org In quarantine, we see the emptiness of pretend empathy…

Jamie Corey (2020-09-09). This Labor Day, Let's Remember Labor's Forgotten Fight—Shorter Hours and Control Over Work Time. zcomm.org We're working more for less. Instead, we should fight to work less for more…

Henry A. Giroux (2020-09-09). Trump's "Law and Order" Rhetoric Is a Rallying Cry for State Violence. zcomm.org Trump is doing more than using racist appeals to sway white suburban voters — he is establishing the conditions for a fascist state.

Robert Pollin (2020-09-09). Biden Not Phasing Out Fossil Fuel, Relies on Carbon Capture. zcomm.org While better than Trump's climate denial, a review of the Biden climate plan reveals an over reliance on unproven carbon capture and far too limited investment in solar and wind…

Ted Glick (2020-09-09). For a Stable Climate, Trump Must Go. zcomm.org We must do all we can in the next two months to literally save the world.

Bryce Covert (2020-09-09). Covid-19 Workers' Comp Claims Are Being Held Up or Denied. zcomm.org Employers and insurance companies are insisting employees, even those directly exposed to the virus, can't prove they got sick at work…

reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2020-09-09). México_Oaxaca: Adhiere al Manifiesto en defensa Selva Chimalapa. indybay.org Adhiere al MANIFIESTO INTERNACIONAL EN DEFENSA DE LA SELVA DE LOS CHIMALAPAS | OAXACA, SUR DE MÉXICO | 8 septiembre, 2020…

the roving rascal (2020-09-09). About Town – San Francisco. indybay.org Who reads ads anymore? Here's one I couldn't escape today on a San Francisco MUNI bus.

What Happened to Free Speech? (2020-09-09). Arrests at Labor Day GG Bridge Protest for Workers and BLM. indybay.org Last week Trump supporters held a rally on the Golden Gate Bridge. At that event, police were seen fist bumping with Trumpers. Fast forward to Labor Day and a workers' rights and Black Lives Matter protest at the same location. Protesters were greeted with a show of force by the California Highway Patrol inordinate to the number of demonstrators who were there for the cause of justice.

No Justice Under Capitalism (2020-09-09). Sunday 9/13: Rise in Power – Recognizing Resistance San Quentin to Attica and Back Again. indybay.org Meet at Larkspur Ferry Terminal at 5: 30 pm, walk to San Quentin Prison West Gate at 6 pm.

Call Out for Black Lives Matter (2020-09-09). Protesters on GG Bridge Tell Police: "Take Off Your Riot Gear!" indybay.org 3 min mp4 video | Credit: @deathbywoodz (instagram) | Filmed on Labor Day 2020, protesters for Black Lives Matter and workers' rights demand entrance to the Golden Gate Bridge. A week earlier, Trump supporters held a rally at the same location with police protection.

9 (2020-09-09). 19 Years Since 9/11 Inside Job. indybay.org This year, 19 years after the 9/11 Inside Job of 9/11/01, Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth has taken the lead in pursuing the reversal of the NIST false decision that fires supposedly caused the collapse of the 110 Story Twin Towers and a 47 Story building, based on the massive evidence provided by commercial TV coverage on 9/11/01 where reporters described the demolition explosives they heard and witnessed. In addition, on September 10, 2020, the Northern California 9/11 Truth Alliance presents the 16th Annual 9/11 Truth Film Festival Virtual Film Festival. See sf911truth.org/blog/ and nolie

Zachary Conti (2020-09-09). Finance Ministers and United Nations Discuss COVID Crisis Solutions. indybay.org IMF Announces Access to Global "SDRs" Reserve…

WSWS Repost (2020-09-09). Once more: what has happened to the #MeToo witch-hunt? indybay.org The apparent stifling of the #MeToo Movement points to the way the US media turns on a given tap at one instant, only to turn it off at the next. | Everything it reports is dictated by the needs of the ruling elite to shift public opinion, always with a larger political agenda in mind, to confuse and deceive the people.

Labor Video Project (2020-09-09). Labor Day Unite Here 2 & SEIU 87 Protest Lyft Union Busting & For Healthcare. indybay.org On Labor Day 2020 September 7, 2020, SEIU Local 87 and Unite Here Local 2 protested union busting by the hotels, Lyft and Giants.

Youth Art Exchange (2020-09-09). Thursday 10/8: ArtMart: Art Auction + Live Art Class. indybay.org Online…

Revolution Books (2020-09-09). Wednesday 9/16: Kimiko Guthrie & Kiku Hughes discuss their novels, Block Seventeen and Displacement. indybay.org Online…

Lily Van, Tracy Heung, Sarah L. Malecki, Christian Fenn, Andrea Tyrer, Marcos Sanches, Eva W.C. Chow, Erik Boot, Maria Corral, Satya Dash, Susan R. George, Anne S. Bassett (2020-09-09). 22q11.2 microdeletion and increased risk for type 2 diabetes. thelancet.com The results support the 22q11.2 microdeletion as a novel independent risk factor and potential model for early onset T2D. The findings complement emerging evidence that rare CNVs may contribute to risk for T2D. The results have implications for precision medicine and research into the underlying pathogenesis of T2D.

Yasmin Maor, Daniel Cohen, Nir Paran, Tomer Israely, Vered Ezra, Ofra Axelrod, Eilat Shinar, Marina Izak, Galia Rahav, Naomi Rahimi-Levene, Baruch M Bazofin, Ram Gelman, Dror Dicker, Tal Brosh-Nissimov, Orli Megged, David Dahan, Avi Benov, Alona Paz, Kaykov Edward, Amit Moran, Ori Rogowski, Patrick Sorkine, Ami Mayo, Oren Zimhony, Jacob Chen (2020-09-09). Compassionate use of convalescent plasma for treatment of moderate and severe pneumonia in COVID-19 patients and association with IgG antibody levels in donated plasma. thelancet.com Treatment with CP with higher levels of IgG against S1 may benefit patients with moderate and severe COVID-19. IgG against S1 level in CP predicts neutralization antibodies titers.

Catherine Saint-Georges, Maryse Pagnier, Zeineb Ghattassi, Annick Hubert-Barthelemy, Antoine Tanet, Marie-Noà´lle Clément, Franàßois Soumille, Graciela C. Crespin, Hugues Pellerin, David Cohen, the GPIS study group (2020-09-09). A developmental and sequenced one-to-one educational intervention (DS1-EI) for autism spectrum disorder and intellectual disability: A three-year randomized, single-blind controlled trial. thelancet.com DS1-EI did not improve communication or social skills in children with ASD and ID compared with TAU. However, DS1-EI enhanced school skills in four domains (language, mathematics, inter modality, and school autonomy) favouring inclusion in mainstream classrooms more than TAU. Providing such adapted instruction is feasible and should be encouraged.

Ameenat Lola Solebo, Tasanee Braithwaite (2020-09-09). [Commentary] Implications of the artificial intelligence extensions to the guidelines for consolidated standards of reporting trials and for standard protocol item recommendations for interventional trials (the CONSORT-AI and SPIRIT-AI extensions). thelancet.com Artificial intelligence (AI), the theory and development of computer systems able of performing tasks which normally need the application of human intelligence, holds great promise for improving health outcomes and experiences [1,2]. However, there is some anxiety around the safety and transparency (or 'black box') of AI systems which may impede their integration into healthcare and society more widely. The timely release of the CONSORT and SPIRIT extensions for interventions involving artificial intelligence is welcome, and promises to improve the quality of RCTs involving AI [3,4].

Maria Rosario Capeding, Arijit Sil, Birkneh Tilahun Tadesse, Tarun Saluja, Samuel Teshome, Edison Alberto, Deok Ryun Kim, Eun Lyeong Park, Ju Yeon Park, Jae Seung Yang, Suchada Chinaworapong, Jiwook Park, Sue-Kyoung Jo, Yun Chon, Seon-Young Yang, Ji Hwa Ryu, Inho Cheong, Kyu-Young Shim, Yoonyeong Lee, Hun Kim, Julia A. Lynch, Jerome H. Kim, Jean-Louis Excler, T. Anh Wartel, Sushant Sahastrabuddhe (2020-09-09). Safety and immunogenicity of Vi-DT conjugate vaccine among 6-23-month-old children: Phase II, randomized, dose-scheduling, observer-blind Study. thelancet.com Both single and two doses of Vi-DT vaccine are safe, well tolerated, and immunogenic for infants and toddlers in a moderately endemic setting.

Javier Martínez-Sanz, José A. Pérez-Molina, Santiago Moreno, Javier Zamora, Sergio Serrano-Villar (2020-09-09). Understanding clinical decision-making during the COVID-19 pandemic: A cross-sectional worldwide survey. thelancet.com Our study provides insight into the drivers of the decision-making process during a new and extreme health emergency. Different factors including the perceived expertise and quality of publications, gender, geographic origin, medical specialty and implication in medical research influenced this process. The clinical severity attenuated the physician's tolerance for uncertainty.

Elizabeth W. Wahome, Susan M. Graham, Alexander N. Thiong'o, Khamisi Mohamed, Tony Oduor, Evans Gichuru, John Mwambi, Prof. Maria Prins, Elise van der Elst, Prof. Eduard J. Sanders (2020-09-09). PrEP uptake and adherence in relation to HIV-1 incidence among Kenyan men who have sex with men. thelancet.com HIV-1 incidence among MSM with access to programmatic PrEP was high and did not differ by reported PrEP use. Only one in seven MSM taking PrEP had protective tenofovir concentrations and four out of five MSM who acquired HIV-1 while reporting PrEP use had not taken it. Strengthened PrEP adherence support is required among MSM in Kenya.

Don Thiwanka Wijeratne, Nazik Hammad, Bishal Gyawali (2020-09-09). [Commentary] Gender differences in outcomes of cancer patients with COVID: Signal or noise? thelancet.com Cancer is the second leading cause of deaths globally, responsible for 1 out of every 6 deaths [1]. COVID-19 pandemic has already resulted in the death of nearly 0.8 million people worldwide in just seven months [2]. Combine the two, and we have one of the most lethal combinations of diseases in the history of mankind.

_____ (2020-09-09). The South China Sea: What's Really at Issue. strategic-culture.org The South China Sea is basically China's export waterway to Africa and to Europe (among other markets), but in order for

_____ (2020-09-09). How to Save a Dying Republic: Lincoln and the Greenbacks. strategic-culture.org While some onlookers have found themselves cheering on this impending meltdown of the "great American empire", I think it is wiser to take a more measured approach to the tragedy now unfolding in America and across the entire trans-Atlantic Community. After all, what would we expect to see under conditions of dissolution of the union into civil war and economic collapse? Would the danger of war go away? Would economic injustice disappear as the Eurasian multipolar alliance swept the world to restore peace and win-win development on everyone? | I tend to think that this is overly simplistic wishful thinking and it…

Mehr News Agency (2020-09-09). Insulting cartoons to make regional equations more complex. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 09 (MNA) — Condemning the insult to the Prophet Mohammad(PBUH), the chairman of the Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Committee told the French envoy that this issue makes equations in the region more complex.

Mehr News Agency (2020-09-09). 114 Iranian inventions registered internationally. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 09 (MNA) — Iran Patent Center (Kanoon IP) announced that from among 1,884 registered requests in the country, 114 inventions have been granted patents by the international patent offices.

Mehr News Agency (2020-09-09). Trump says he will make a fair deal with Iran after election. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 10 (MNA) — US President Donald Trump claimed that he will make a fair deal with the Islamic Republic of Iran after 2020 US Presidential Election, adding that US does not need to be present in West Asia.

Mehr News Agency (2020-09-09). Islamic Ummah not to neglect US-Zionist plots in W Asia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 09 (MNA) — Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps condemned the blasphemous move taken by French's Charlie Hebdo's Magazine in insulting Holy Prophet, saying that Islamic Ummah will not neglect US-Zionist plot in West Asia.

Mehr News Agency (2020-09-09). 4.2-Richter quake jolts southern Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 09 (MNA) — An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale hit Qaleh Qazi city, in Hormozgan province a few minutes ago.

Mehr News Agency (2020-09-09). Iran among priorities of Kazakhstan's foreign policy. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 09 (MNA) — Askhat Orazbay, the ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Tehran named Iran as one of priorities of his country's foreign policy.

Mehr News Agency (2020-09-09). Iranian "I love You" story published in Baku. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 09 (MNA) — The Iranian story book "I Love You" written by Farhad Hassanzadeh published in the September edition of a magazine in the Republic of Azerbaijan in 2020.

Mehr News Agency (2020-09-09). Brazilian found. calls for improving joint research with Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 10 (MNA) —In a meeting with the New Iranian Ambassador to Brazil, the representative of Brazil's CAPES called for expanding joint research cooperation between Tehran and Brasilia in the field of cognitive sciences.

Mehr News Agency (2020-09-09). On the margins of Cabinet Session. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 09 (MNA) — In the sideline of the cabinet session on Wednesday, some of the Iranian Ministers answered some questions raised by reporters.

Mehr News Agency (2020-09-09). Top Iranian actors honor late Iranian director Mollagholipour. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 09 (MNA) — Several acclaimed Iranian actors signed…

Mehr News Agency (2020-09-09). Anger of Pak Muslims of Charlie Hebdo's insulting cartoon. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 09 (MNA) — Thousants of Pakistani Muslims protested to condemn the act of the French magazine Charlie Hebdo in republishing cartoons insulting the Holy Prophet of Islam (PBUH).

Mehr News Agency (2020-09-09). Arab Quartet cmte repeats anti-Iranian baseless allegations. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 09 (MNA) — In a statement issued on Wednesday, the Arab Quartet Committee once again repeated its basless allegations against Iran.

Mehr News Agency (2020-09-09). Presser of commander of Zolfaghar 99 war game. en.mehrnews.com JASK, Sep. 09 (MNA) — Commander of joint Zolfaghar 99 war game of Iranian Army Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari held a press conference in Jask on Wed. Iran's army will start large-scale drills in eastern part of country's southern waters on Thursday.

Mehr News Agency (2020-09-09). Cranberry harvest in Iran's Hire village. en.mehrnews.com ALAMUT, Sep. 09 (MNA) — Hire village in West Alamut District in Qazvin Province is the Iran's largest cranberry producer. Harvest season of cranberry begins late August and goes through September.

Mehr News Agency (2020-09-09). Hezbollah reacts to US sanctions against Lebanese ministers. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 09 (MNA) — The Lebanese Hezbollah issued a statement on US sanctions against two former Lebanese ministers on Wednesday.

Mehr News Agency (2020-09-09). Cheney engineered 9/11 to establish worldwide empire by US. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 09 (MNA) — David Ray Griffin believes that former Vice-President Richard Cheney his buddy Donald Rumsfeld engineered the September 11 attacks to pave the way for US to establish a worldwide empire.

Mehr News Agency (2020-09-09). VIDEO: Genow, green ruby of Hormozgan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 09 (MNA) — Genow is a village in Isin Rural District, in the Central District of Bandar Abbas County, Hormozgan Province, Iran. It has been registered as one of the 13 biosphere reserves in UNESCO.

imperial.ac.uk (2020-09-09). Next-generation cast inspired by animal scales could protect against injuries. imperial.ac.uk An Imperial graduate has designed wearable technology inspired by protective structures found in the animal world to protect athletes from injury.

imperial.ac.uk (2020-09-09). Robotic testing platform helps to scale up COVID-19 testing capacity. imperial.ac.uk An Imperial team has repurposed robotic technology normally used for synthetic biology research to help with testing for COVID-19.

Staff (2020-09-09). GOP Proposes Massive Coal Industry Handout, No Direct COVID Relief Payments. truthout.org While

Staff (2020-09-09). Trump Told Bob Woodward He Was Intentionally Deceptive on "Deadly" COVID. truthout.org President Trump was well aware of how dangerous COVID-19 was in the early days of the pandemic. He even admitted to journalist Bob Woodward in February that he understood the disease was deadlier than the flu, contradicting his public statements and attitudes toward the disease during that time and in the months following. | Excerpts and audio recordings of Woodward's conversations with Trump, set to be included in the veteran journalist's upcoming book about the Trump administration entitled Rage,…

Staff (2020-09-09). Several Schools in Pennsylvania and Ohio Find Harmful Bacteria in Water Systems. truthout.org As schools cautiously reopen for the fall semester, several have discovered potentially harmful bacteria in their water systems. Parents are likely concerned about what this means for their children, and other districts may be checking their own water's safety. | As researchers who investigate water quality in buildings, we

Staff (2020-09-09). Department of Justice Moves to Defend Trump in Rape Accuser's Defamation Suit. truthout.org The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) took the unprecedented step on Tuesday evening of seeking to defend President Trump against a private lawsuit by advice columnist E. Jean Carroll who has accused Trump of sexual assault. Carroll sued Trump for defamation after he denied ever having met her and accused her of lying. | Numerous legal analysts immediately decried the move as a "debasement" of the DOJ by Attorney General William Barr. | "So now Barr has decided (1) that Trump somehow was actin…

Staff (2020-09-09). DHS Whistleblower Says He Was Pushed to Alter Intel to Fit Trump's Antifa Views. truthout.org A whistleblower within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is alleging that at least two of the agency's politically-appointed officials instructed employees within the department to revise intelligence assessments to better fit statements and narratives made by President Donald Trump. | Specifically, higher-ups at the department

yenisafak (2020-09-09). Turkey reiterates support for Turkish Cypriots. yenisafak.com Turkey's vice president Wednesday reiterated Turkey's support for the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), the decades-long divided Mediterranean island. "We desire an island where the Turkish Cypriots produce, progress, and increase the level of welfare," Fuat Oktay told a webinar organized by the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus' (TRNC) Economic Organizations Platform.Oktay added that Turkey's view of the TRNC has never been the product of a desire for gain.Cyprus has been divided into a Turkish Cypriot government in the north and Greek Cypriot administration in the south since a 1974 military coup ai…

Fight Back (2020-09-09). Sept. 19 Day of Protest: Stop Police Crimes! Withdraw Federal Troops! Community Control NOW! fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression. | We in the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression and we as participants in this present historic rebellion against the racist lynch-style violence that took the lives of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and countless others call upon all the various strands of the peoples move to join us in another national day of protest. We believe recent events with the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin, the subsequent murder of protestors demanding just…

yenisafak (2020-09-09). Turkey: Restoration of Walls of Diyarbakir begins. yenisafak.com Restoration of the ancient walls of Diyarbakir in southeastern Turkey — on UNESCO's World Heritage List since 2015, and dating back as far back as 5,000 years — are set to bolster the magnificent structures.On Aug. 10, restoration began of some of the walls' most important sections, including Ben-u Sen, the Seven Brothers, Selcuklu, and Nur.The restoration focuses on strengthening the walls' structure on the principle of minimal interference.Stretching six kilometers long, the Walls of Diyarbakir make up one of the largest city walls in the world.The walls are located in central Diyarbakir, some 100 k…

yenisafak (2020-09-09). Russia welcomes Serbia, Kosovo economic normalization. yenisafak.com Russia welcomes an agreement signed between Belgrade and Pristina on economic normalization in Washington, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Wednesday.Russia considers the agreement as a step in the interests of a general settlement, Lavrov said, speaking at a news conference with his Kazakh counterpart Mukhtar Tleuberdi in Moscow."We believe that this was done in the interests of a settlement, and we have no reason to doubt that the Serbian leadership continues supporting the full implementation of the UN Security Council resolution 1244. We will firmly support Serbia in the steps it considers neces…

yenisafak (2020-09-09). Lukashenko: New presidential election on the table. yenisafak.com The president of Belarus said on Wednesday that the country could hold a new presidential poll in the coming years.In an interview with several Russian news outlets, including the state-funded RT (Russia Today), Alexander Lukashenko cited plans to amend the constitution, including clauses on presidential elections."If we change the constitution, we must draw up presidential elections. And also, I'm inclined to do this, to hold presidential elections. I'm not ruling it out," he said.Lukashenko said that while it was too early to speak on the specifics, a referendum on constitutional amendments would first be neces…

yenisafak (2020-09-09). Restoration of Walls of Diyarbakir begins in Turkey. yenisafak.com Restoration of the ancient walls of Diyarbakir in southeastern Turkey — on UNESCO's World Heritage List since 2015, and dating back as far back as 5,000 years — are set to bolster the magnificent structures.On Aug. 10, restoration began of some of the walls' most important sections, including Ben-u Sen, the Seven Brothers, Selcuklu, and Nur.The restoration focuses on strengthening the walls' structure on the principle of minimal interference.Stretching six kilometers long, the Walls of Diyarbakir make up one of the largest city walls in the world.The walls are located in central Diyarbakir, some 100 k…

yenisafak (2020-09-09). EU secures 300M doses of COVID-19 vaccine. yenisafak.com The European Union has secured 300 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine from medical firms BioNTech and Pfizer. | The European Commission announced on Wednesday that it had concluded talks on buying the potential vaccine with Germany- and US-based companies working together on developing the serum. | The EU would buy 200 million doses under the envisaged agreement with an option of getting further 100 million doses if the vaccine proves to be safe and effective against COVID-19. | This is the sixth agreement the bloc has managed since the EU Commission announced its Vaccine Strategy in June. | The EU executive body…

yenisafak (2020-09-09). Lebanese foreign minister tests positive for COVID-19. yenisafak.com Foreign Minister Charbel Wahbe has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the caretaker government confirmed on Wednesday. | "The results of the PCR tests by the minister were positive," the Foreign Ministry said in a statement. | According to the statement, the foreign minister has been placed in quarantine for two weeks. | Wahbe is the second Lebanese minister to have contracted the COVID-19 after former Foreign Minister Mohammed Safadi, who tested positive in March. | Lebanon has seen a surge in the number of virus infections in recent days. The country's tally now stands at 21,324 cases, including 200 dea…

yenisafak (2020-09-09). Another family reunites with son kidnapped by PKK in SE Turkey. yenisafak.com One more family on Wednesday reunited with their son kidnapped by the PKK terrorist organization in southeastern Turkey.An aggrieved family's longing has come to an end after Erdal Cetin, who was abducted and taken to the mountains by the terrorists five years ago when he was only 13 years old, surrendered to the Turkish security forces in the southeastern Mardin province.Cetin's family joined a sit-in against the YPG/PKK terror group in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir, outside the office of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), which the government accuses of having links to the terrorist organization.So far,…

Manlio Dinucci (2020-09-09). O Lado Obscuro da 5G: o Uso Militar. globalresearch.ca A manifestaàßà£o de 12 de Setembro, em Roma, "Stop 5G" concentra-se, com razà£o, nas possíveis consequências das emissàµes electromagnéticas para a saúde e para o meio ambiente, em particular sobre o decreto que impede os prefeitos de regulamentar a …

Katrina vanden Heuvel (2020-09-09). How the Biden Campaign Can Turn Trump's 'Strength' Into a Weakness. thenation.com How the Biden Campaign Can Turn Trump's 'Strength' Into a Weakness…

Elie Mystal (2020-09-09). For Trump, Defaming His Rape Accuser Is Part of His Job. thenation.com For Trump, Defaming His Rape Accuser Is Part of His Job…

James Bruggers, Judy Fahys, Marianne Lavelle, Evelyn Nieves, Sabrina Shankman (2020-09-09). States Are Doing What Big Government Won't to Stop Climate Change. thenation.com James Bruggers, Judy Fahys, Marianne Lavelle, Evelyn Nieves, Sabrina Shankman States Are Doing What Big Government Won't to Stop Climate Change…

Robin Kaiser-Schatzlein (2020-09-09). Why Your Boss Wants You to Love Your Job. thenation.com Why Your Boss Wants You to Love Your Job…

Andrew McCormick (2020-09-09). These Big City Mayors Want Green Stimulus Spending to Counter Covid-19. thenation.com These Big City Mayors Want Green Stimulus Spending to Counter Covid-19…

Kristen Johnson (2020-09-09). What Do Young Black Women Want From This Election? thenation.com What Do Young Black Women Want From This Election?

Robert L. Borosage (2020-09-09). Biden Must Resist the Calls for a 'Sister Souljah' Moment. thenation.com Biden Must Resist the Calls for a 'Sister Souljah' Moment…

WSWS (2020-09-08). The working class must demand an end to the show trial of Julian Assange. wsws.org Assange's kangaroo court extradition hearing has seen the UK, which boasts of being one of the world's oldest democracies, sink to the level of a tinpot dictatorship.

Nauman Sadiq (2020-09-08). Will Trump Pardon Snowden and Assange if Re-elected? globalresearch.ca Speculations about a presidential pardon for the whistleblower Edward Snowden, who leaked National Security Agency's classified information to the press in 2013, have grown since last month after Donald Trump commented on the case in

Craig Murray (2020-09-08). Your Man in the Public Gallery: the Assange Hearing Day 6. globalresearch.ca I went to the Old Bailey today expecting to be awed by the majesty of the law, and left revolted by the sordid administration of injustice. | There is a romance which attaches to the Old Bailey. The name of course …

WSWS (2020-09-08). Watch John Pilger's speech outside the London show-trial of Julian Assange. wsws.org "The American indictment is clearly rigged, a demonstrable sham. So far, the hearings have been reminiscent of their Stalinist equivalents during the Cold War."

Newsclick (2020-09-08). If Julian Is Guilty So Am I: Roger Waters. peoplesdispatch.org Musician Roger Waters told NewsClick that , "In 2010 Julian Assange along with Chelsea Manning played a pivotal role in releasing classified documents on US military activity in Iraq and Iran. I displayed the video for three years. If Julian is guilty so am. I am ready to give my arrest and may be in the coming time they can arrest me too. "

_____ (2020-09-08). Assange Hearing: Dramatic Opening Day. popularresistance.org The dramatic first day of the resumption of Julian Assange's extradition hearing has ended, with technical problems cutting short the testimony of the first defense witness, Broadcast Journalism Professor Mark Feldstein. | Feldstein's written testimony has been released to the public. On the virtual "stand"—online because of the pandemic—Feldstein was questioned by the defense. He testified that it was a daily occurrence for the press to publish classified information; that he did not expect publishers to be prosecuted for this because the First Amendment protects publishers, allowing them to expose t…

Staff (2020-09-08). Headlines for September 8, 2020. democracynow.org Record-Breaking Wildfires and Heat Scorch California, Rochester Protests Continue as Mayor Promises Changes After Police Killing of Daniel Prude, Major Drug Companies Pledge to Not Rush COVID-19 Vaccine as U.S. Cases Top 6.3 Million, India Becomes Second Most Infected Country; Spain First European Country to Surpass 500,000 Cases, Belarusian Opposition Leader Resists Expulsion at Border with Ukraine After Reports of Abduction, Alexei Navalny Out of Induced Coma as He Continues Recovery from Poisoning, Extradition Hearing Resumes for Julian Assange in U.K., Hundreds of Rohingya Refugees Arrive on Dry Land After Mo…

yenisafak (2020-09-08). Assange warned he will be removed from London court if outbursts continue. yenisafak.com Julian Assange, the Wikileaks founder who is fighting to avoid extradition to the United States from Britain, was warned by a judge on Tuesday he will be removed from the courtroom and tried in his absence if he continues to interrupt proceedings.The U.S. authorities accuse Australian-born Assange, 49, of conspiring to hack government computers and of violating an espionage law in connection with the release of confidential cables by WikiLeaks in 2010-2011.Assange shouted "nonsense" as James Lewis, a lawyer acting for the U.S. government told a witness that the Wikileaks founder was facing extradition proceedings…

Global Research News (2020-09-08). Selected Articles: Nord Stream 2 vs. Poisoning of Alexei Navalny. globalresearch.ca By If you asked me to sum up today in a word, that word would undoubtedly be "railroaded". it was all about pushing …

WSWS (2020-09-08). Protesters condemn show trial of Julian Assange at the Old Bailey. wsws.org Longstanding supporters were joined by others who had travelled from across the UK and from Switzerland, France, Portugal, the United States and Australia.

Binoy Kampmark (2020-09-08). Sinking Transparency at the Old Bailey: The Assange Extradition Hearing Resumes. dissidentvoice.org The fine circus that is British justice resumed at London's Central Criminal Court on September 7, with the continued extradition proceedings against Julian Assange. Judge Vanessa Baraitser was concerned that approximately 40 individuals had received remote video access they apparently should not have. "In error, the court sent out orders to others who had sought …

Peoples Dispatch (2020-09-08). The trial of Assange, Day 2: Guantanamo and a warning. peoplesdispatch.org The extradition hearings of Julian Assange continued on Tuesday with British lawyer Clive Stafford Smith and journalism professor Mark Feldstein testifying. When Assange termed a prosecution argument nonsense, the judge gave him a warning…

Rebecca Burns (2020-09-08). Tenants Just Won a Nationwide Eviction Ban. zcomm.org They're Still Fighting to Cancel Rent…

Staff (2020-09-08). The Police Can't Be Judge, Jury & Executioner: Filmmaker Yoruba Richen on Killing of Breonna Taylor. democracynow.org Months after the police killing of Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Kentucky, new details have emerged about the final moments of the 26-year-old EMT's life and the police raid that brought it to a violent end, as detailed in a New York Times documentary that includes dozens of interviews and a review of more than 1,200 new photos of the crime scene. Taylor, whom police shot five times in her own home on March 13, has since become a household name and rallying point in the national movement for racial justice. The police officers responsible for her death have not been charged. We speak with Yoruba Richen, director…

Staff (2020-09-08). "Loss of the Entire Community": 6 Months Later, Trauma of Breonna Taylor's Killing Remains. democracynow.org Filmmaker Yoruba Richen, director of The New York Times documentary "The Killing of Breonna Taylor," says the 26-year-old EMT's killing was not just a devastating blow to her friends and family, but a "loss of the entire community." Police officers in Louisville, Kentucky, fatally shot Taylor during a raid on her home in March, part of a botched drug investigation. Richen says that in visiting Louisville and speaking with Taylor's loved ones, she "personally felt the trauma that we endure as African American people" as a result of police killings.

Staff (2020-09-08). Quid Pro Quo: Did Trump Help Kill Anti-Corruption Probe in Guatemala to Aid Reelection Bid? democracynow.org Iván Velásquez is a Colombian prosecutor who headed the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala from 2013 to 2019, a powerful U.N.-backed commission formed to investigate corruption in the country and supported by the Obama administration. But Velásquez and other investigators were expelled from the country after the Trump administration agreed to withdraw support for the commission in apparent exchange for Guatemala's support of Trump's immigration and Middle East policies. The details of that quid pro quo between President Trump and Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales are detailed in a new investi…

Eric Mann (2020-09-08). Black Led "Defund the Police" Movement Wins Breakthrough in LA. zcomm.org The Los Angeles School Board voted to cut $70 million a year budget of the Los Angeles School Police Department (LASPD) by $25 million—35%—and move those funds to programs focused on the needs of Black students.

F. William Engdahl (2020-09-08). Gates Foundation is Also Destabilizing Africa's Food Economy. The Restructuring of Global Food Production. globalresearch.ca The same Gates Foundation which is behind every aspect of the COVID-19 pandemic from financing much of the WHO budget, to investing in favored vaccine-makers like Moderna, is engaged in a major project in Africa which is destroying traditional small …

yenisafak (2020-09-08). UN sends 38 truckloads of aid to Idlib, Syria. yenisafak.com The UN on Tuesday sent 38 trucks with humanitarian aid to northwestern Syria, where millions of people remain in need of assistance due to internal conflicts. The trucks carrying supplies entered Idlib province through the Cilvegozu border gate in Turkey's south. The aid will be distributed among residents of Idlib and nearby rural areas.Syria has been ravaged by a civil war since early 2011 when the Assad regime cracked down on pro-democracy protesters. Hundreds of thousands of people have been killed and more than 10 million displaced, according to UN estimates.Idlib falls within a de-escalation zone forged und…

Staff (2020-09-08). 5 Alarm Fascism: Trump's Burning it All Down. therealnews.com Stir Crazy! Episode 86: Today we are joined by associate professor, Hussman School of Journalism & Media at UNC Chapel Hill Deb Aikat, Indigenous activist and writer Shawn Fleek, and TRNN reporter Steve Horn. Hosted by Kim Brown.

Jesse Jackson (2020-09-08). Trump Leads by Division, While Biden Leads by Multiplication. commondreams.org Democratic presidential candidate and former US Vice President Joe Biden speaks at Grace Lutheran Church in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on September 3, 2020, in the aftermath of the police shooting of Jacob Blake. (Photo: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

sputniknews (2020-09-08). Prominent US Activist Kevin Zeese Who Defended Venezuela Embassy Dies at 64. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – Distinguished US activist Kevin Zeese, who most recently helped protect the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, DC, has died from a heart attack at that the age of 64, the United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) said in a statement.

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John Pilger: The Stalinist Trial Of Julian Assange
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2020-09-09
When I first met Julian Assange more than ten years ago, I asked him why he had started WikiLeaks. He replied: "Transparency and accountability are moral issues that must be the essence of public life and journalism." | I had never heard a publisher or an editor invoke morality in this way. Assange believes that journalists are the agents of people, not power: that we, the people, have a right to know about the darkest secrets of those who claim to act in our name. | If the powerful lie to us, we have the right to know.
popularresistance.org/john-pilger-the-st…

Assange's Guilt by Accusation Extradition Show Trial Resumes
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2020-09-09
Powerful forces in the US and UK want Assange crucified for the unforgivable "crime" of truth-telling investigative journalism the way it should be on vital for everyone to know geopolitical issues. | That's what his slow-motion extradition to the US trial …
globalresearch.ca/assange-guilt-accusati…

Roger Waters: If Julian Assange Is Guilty, So Am I
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2020-09-09
Musician Roger Waters told NewsClick that , "In 2010 Julian Assange along with Chelsea Manning played a pivotal role in releasing classified documents on US military activity in Iraq and Iran. I displayed the video for three years. If Julian is guilty so am. I am ready to give my arrest and may be in the coming time they can arrest me too. "
popularresistance.org/roger-waters-if-ju…

Video: Outside the London Show-trial of Julian Assange: John Pilger's Speech
John Pilger | globalresearch.ca | 2020-09-09
Veteran investigative journalist and filmmaker John Pilger delivered the following speech outside London's Old Bailey Central Criminal Court on Monday, the first day of resumed show-trial proceedings for the extradition of Julian Assange to the US. Pilger, along with a …
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Assange's Second Day at the Old Bailey
Binoy Kampmark | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-09-09
The highlights of the second day of Julian Assange's extradition proceedings at the Central Criminal Court in London yielded an interesting bounty. The first was the broader public purpose behind the WikiLeaks disclosures, their utility in legal proceedings, and their importance in disclosing instances of US extrajudicial killings, torture and rendition. The second involved a …
dissidentvoice.org/2020/09/assanges-seco…

Julian Assange, Prometheus Bound
Pepe Escobar | globalresearch.ca | 2020-09-09
This is the tale of an Ancient Greek tragedy reenacted in AngloAmerica. | Amid thundering silence and nearly universal indifference, chained, immobile, invisible, a squalid Prometheus was transferred from the gallows for a show trial in a faux Gothic court built …
globalresearch.ca/julian-assange-prometh…

Julian Assange Hearing: Day Three
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2020-09-09
Paul Rogers, Emeritus Professor of Peace Studies at Bradford University, took the stand by video link to testify about Julian Assange's political views and how they factor into the Trump administration's prosecution of Assange for publishing. | Rogers reviewed Assange's speeches, including an anti-war speech in 2011 in London and a speech to the UN following the release of Iraq and Afghan war logs, as well as Mairead Maguire's nomination of Assange for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2019. LINKs. Rogers concluded that Assange's views don't fall into traditional liberal or conservative belief systems but are rather…
popularresistance.org/julian-assange-hea…

Philadelphia To Temporarily Block Landlords From Enforcing Evictions
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2020-09-09
Philadelphia court officials will announce a temporary stay on lockouts related to eviction orders Tuesday, PlanPhilly has learned. | The move comes as landlord-tenant proceedings begin to ramp up at city courts after months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic and a statewide moratorium on evictions that ended on Aug. 31 despite calls to the Pennsylvania legislature to extend it from Gov. Tom Wolf. | But while some restrictions remain in place, the Tuesday reopening of courtrooms means at least some eviction orders could — in theory — move forward.
popularresistance.org/philadelphia-to-te…

Mile Markers of Tyranny: Losing Our Freedoms on the Road from 9/11 to COVID-19
John W. Whitehead | globalresearch.ca | 2020-09-09
"No one ever seizes power with the intention of relinquishing it. Power is not a means; it is an end."–George Orwell | You can map the nearly 20-year journey from the 9/11 attacks to the COVID-19 pandemic by the freedoms we've …
globalresearch.ca/losing-freedoms-road-9…

As Trump Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize, Here Are Some of Its Worst Winners
Alan Macleod | mintpressnews.com | 2020-09-09
While there have been some worthy winners in its 119-year history, the Nobel Peace Prize has very often been handed to some of the world's worst warmongers and war criminals.
mintpressnews.com/trump-nominated-nobel-…

DHS Head Chad Wolf Adopts Language of War in Threats Against Portland Protesters
Alan Macleod | mintpressnews.com | 2020-09-09
The phrase "all options on the table" is largely used in politics as a code phrase conveying the most extreme violence imaginable, without having to explicitly state it. Now it's being used against American citizens.
mintpressnews.com/dhs-head-chad-wolf-ado…

India-China Relations: India Ignored A Priceless Opportunity For Peace
Andrew Korybko | globalresearch.ca | 2020-09-09
India could have followed the Chinese Defense Ministry's suggestion to investigate the first-ever firearm discharge near the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in almost half a century, which could have helped New Delhi "save face" before Beijing by de-escalating this …
globalresearch.ca/india-lost-last-chance…

U.S. sanctions Russian Research Institute that developed COVID-19 Vaccine
Ben Norton | mronline.org | 2020-09-09
The U.S. Commerce Department blacklisted a Russian research institute that helped create the world's first COVID-19 vaccine.
mronline.org/2020/09/09/u-s-sanctions-ru…

The Bin Ladens and the Bushes: On 9/11 George Herbert W. Bush Meets Osama's Brother Shafiq bin Laden
Prof Michel Chossudovsky | globalresearch.ca | 2020-09-09
One day before the 9/11 attacks, the dad of the sitting President of the United States, George Herbert Walker Bush was meeting none other than Shafiq bin Laden, the brother of alleged terror mastermind Osama bin Laden.
globalresearch.ca/the-bin-ladens-the-bus…

NATO and This Election
Gary Leupp | counterpunch.org | 2020-09-09
What does NATO have to do with the election? What–as we talk about the coronovirus crisis and systemic racism, unemployment and health care and Trump's alleged coddling of Putin–does NATO have to do with anything? Here is a modest effort to argue that NATO has a lot to do with the election, in that one…
counterpunch.org/2020/09/09/nato-and-thi…

Death and Loathing Are on the Ballot
Howard Lisnoff | counterpunch.org | 2020-09-09
A frightening report that appeared on CNBC "Key coronavirus forecast predicts over 410,000 total U.S. deaths by Jan. 1 'The worst is yet to come'" (September 4, 2020), is worse news than the fact that other signs of death will be on the ballot in November. The Newspaper of Record takes a somewhat similar tack…
counterpunch.org/2020/09/09/death-and-lo…

Death and Loathing Are on the Ballot
Howard Lisnoff | counterpunch.org | 2020-09-09
A frightening report that appeared on CNBC "Key coronavirus forecast predicts over 410,000 total U.S. deaths by Jan. 1 'The worst is yet to come'" (September 4, 2020), is worse news than the fact that other signs of death will be on the ballot in November. The Newspaper of Record takes a somewhat similar tack…
counterpunch.org/2020/09/09/127110/

Michel Chossudovsky: Biographical Summary
Prof Michel Chossudovsky | globalresearch.ca | 2020-09-09
There are a number of deliberate "errors" and omissions in Michel Chossudovsky's wikipedia entry. Defamatory statements. | The same applies to the wikipedia entry for Global Research which has been merged with Chossudovsky's entry. The objective is to smear GR. …
globalresearch.ca/michel-chossudovsky-bi…

Rest in Power, Kevin Zeese!!
Margaret Flowers | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-09-09
Kevin Zeese speaks at a rally for Chelsea Manning (by Ellen Davidson) It is with a sad heart that I report the sudden and unexpected death of Kevin Zeese early Sunday morning. Kevin was working up until the end and died in his sleep of a possible heart attack. There will be an online tribute …
dissidentvoice.org/2020/09/rest-in-power…

Pentagon awards Northrop Grumman contract to develop next-gen $85bn ICBM for nuclear triad upgrade
rt.com | 2020-09-09
The Pentagon has handed arms manufacturer Northrop Grumman a colossal $13.3 billion contract to develop a new ICBM to replace the Minuteman III missile, part of a sweeping modernization effort to update the US' nuclear triad. | Northrop announced the deal on Tuesday, saying the company was "selected by the US Air Force to modernize the nation's aging intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) system." The multi-billion dollar contract will see Northrop begin work on the Ground Based Strate…
rt.com/usa/500211-northrop-pentagon-icbm…

175 Years in a U.S. Prison? Extradition Trial of WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Begins in London
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-09-09
As the long-awaited extradition hearing for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gets underway in London, his legal adviser, Jennifer Robinson, says the case could set a chilling precedent for press freedoms around the world. "He faces 175 years in prison for doing his job as a journalist and a publisher. That's why this case is so dangerous," says Robinson. Assange faces numerous charges, including under the U.S. Espionage Act, related to the release of diplomatic cables published by WikiLeaks that revealed war crimes committed by U.S. forces in Iraq and Afghanistan. He faces a possible life sentence if he is extrad…
www.democracynow.org/2020/9/9/julian_ass…

"Unforgetting": Roberto Lovato's Memoir Links U.S. Military in Central America to Migration Crisis
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-09-09
We look at how decades of U.S. military intervention in Central America have led to the ongoing migrant crisis, with Salvadoran American journalist Roberto Lovato, author of the new book "Unforgetting: A Memoir of Family, Migration, Gangs, and Revolution in the Americas." Lovato recounts his own family's migration from El Salvador to the United States, his return to the country as a young man to fight against the U.S.-backed right-wing government responsible for grave human rights violations, and his embrace of journalism to tell the stories of people on the margins. "I'm unforgetting a history of not just El Sal…
www.democracynow.org/2020/9/9/roberto_lo…

Julian Assange, Prometheus Bound
_____ | strategic-culture.org | 2020-09-09
He is being punished not for stealing fire — but for exposing power under the light of truth and provoking the god of Exceptionalism. | Pepe ESCOBAR | This is the tale of an Ancient Greek tragedy reenacted in AngloAmerica. | Amid thundering silence and nearly universal indifference, chained, immobile, invisible, a squalid Prometheus was transferred from the gallows for a show trial in a faux Gothic court built on the site of a medieval prison. | Kratos, impersonating Strength, and Bia, impersonating Violence, had duly chained Prometheus, not to a mountain in the Caucasus, but to solitary confinement in a h…
strategic-culture.org/news/2020/09/09/ju…

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange May Face Up to 175 Years in Prison
Staff | truthout.org | 2020-09-09
Image Credit: Julia Quenzler | As the long-awaited extradition hearing for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gets underway in London, his legal adviser, Jennifer Robinson, says the case could set a chilling precedent for press freedoms around the world. "He faces 175 years in prison for doing his job as a journalist and a publisher. That's why this case is so dangerous," says Robinson. Assange faces numerous charges, including under the U.S. Espionage Act, related to the release of diplomatic cables pu…
truthout.org/video/wikileaks-founder-jul…

Thousands receive Turkish aid following Beirut blast
yenisafak.com | 2020-09-09
Turkey's Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH) has sent aid to 30,000 people in Lebanon following last month's Beirut port explosion.In a statement on Wednesday, the IHH said the aid delivery is still underway."So far, 30,000 beneficiaries have received aid from the IHH," the statement said.Aid has also been delivered to three health centers in the Lebanese capital, which lacks sufficient medicine and medical supplies.On Aug. 4, a huge explosion in the port of Beirut rocked the city, killing 191 people and injuring over 6,000 people, while dozens remain missing.The blast caused damage estimated at $15 billion, acc…
yenisafak.com/en/world/thousands-receive…

The Current Impasse in Belarus and the Peace Alternative
Roger D. Harris | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-09-09
Back in the 1970s, the left and even many liberals were clear that Nixon's dropping napalm on Vietnamese villages was an abomination. By the 1990s, some thought Bill Clinton's bombing of Yugoslavia was, perhaps, humanitarian. Fast forward to the present, there is sentiment that the US has a global "responsibility to protect" the less enlightened …
dissidentvoice.org/2020/09/the-current-i…

Assange on Trial: A Stunning Lack of Transparency and Fairness
Binoy Kampmark | counterpunch.org | 2020-09-09
The fine circus that is British justice resumed at London's Central Criminal Court on September 7, with the continued extradition proceedings against Julian Assange. Judge Vanessa Baraitser was concerned that approximately 40 individuals had received remote video access they apparently should not have.
counterpunch.org/2020/09/09/assange-on-t…

Your Man in the Public Gallery: Assange Hearing Day 7
Craig Murray | globalresearch.ca | 2020-09-09
This morning we went straight in to the evidence of Clive Stafford Smith, a dual national British/American lawyer licensed to practice in the UK. He had founded Reprieve in 1999 originally to oppose the death penalty, but after 2001 …
globalresearch.ca/your-man-public-galler…

Trump Disses Troops but Correctly Labels 2 of America's Costliest Wars Unjustified or 'Stupid'
Dave Lindorff | counterpunch.org | 2020-09-09
Let's be honest about America's wars and the men (overwhelmingly) and women who have fought them. Most of the wars that the US has launched or fought in, dating back to at least the War of 1812, were not just or necessary, could have been avoided, and wasted precious lives and national wealth, often while…
counterpunch.org/2020/09/09/trump-disses…

Selected Articles: Extradition Trial of Julian Assange
Global Research News | globalresearch.ca | 2020-09-09
Julian Assange, Prometheus Bound | By Pepe Escobar, September 09, 2020 | Amid thundering silence and nearly universal indifference, chained, immobile, invisible, a squalid Prometheus was transferred from the gallows for a show trial in a faux Gothic court built on …
globalresearch.ca/selected-articles-extr…

Remembering Kevin Zeese, Tireless Fighter For Our Democracy
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2020-09-09
Defending Rights & Dissent was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Kevin Zeese over the weekend. Over his life, he was on the frontlines of many causes–whistleblower protections, election integrity, single payer healthcare, net neutrality, reforming our criminal justice system, environmental justice, and peace. He was the press secretary for Ralph Nader's 2004 presidential campaign and in 2006 ran for Senate in Maryland with the backing of both the Green and Libertarian Parties.
popularresistance.org/remembering-kevin-…

In Memoriam: Kevin Zeese Is Irreplaceable
Staff | truthout.org | 2020-09-09
Kevin Zeese was a major constant reliable presence in the movement for peace and justice. He used writing, editing, online and all other forms of communication. He organized events, protests, occupations. He risked arrest. He ran for office. He was an attorney and used the courts and shared his expertise. He thought independently. He acted collaboratively. He maintained good relations with those he disagreed with — even those he disagreed with over that most disagreeable of topics in a collapsing oligarchy: elections. | K…
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Rest in Power, Kevin Zeese (1955 — 2020)
Margaret Flowers | globalresearch.ca | 2020-09-09
It is with a sad heart that I report the sudden and unexpected death of Kevin Zeese early Sunday morning. Kevin was working up until the end and died in his sleep of a possible heart attack. | There will be | …
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Time for the Democrats and Republicans to Merge and Open up the Field to Real Leftist Parties
Myles Hoenig | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-09-09
Now is the time for the two most disgraced parties in America to unite, and join together to fight the good fight for Wall Street, war mongering, and maintaining an America that's the pity of the world. With so many Republican standard bearers and war mongers rallying around Joe Biden, becoming one single party is …
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Indignation following police killing of law student in Bogotá
Peoples Dispatch | peoplesdispatch.org | 2020-09-09
The killing of 46-year-old law student and taxi driver Javier Ordóñez in Colombia's capital Bogotá early on September 9 has been met with widespread rejection. The killing of the law student and father of two comes in a particularly tense time in Colombia where 54 massacres have been registered in 2020, and on September 7 alone four were reported which left 14 fatal victims. The social and economic conditions in the country have erode…
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ACLU Calls On Tech Companies to End Their Alliance with ICE and CBP
Vasudha Talla | aclu.org | 2020-09-09
Westlaw and Lexis databases are the backbone of every ACLU lawyer's job. Whether we're filing legal briefs in court, lobbying for legislative change, or compiling research, the duo hold information that's vital for our advocacy. Thomson Reuters, which owns Westlaw, and Reed Elsevier (RELX), which runs Lexis, are the two publicly-traded companies behind each of these products. Though they claim to "advance human welfare" and help their customers "move society forward" by providing the necessary knowledge, information, and analytical tools for researchers, lawyers, and government agencies, they are fueling the m…
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Is "Black Lives Matter" (BLM) the Mask Behind Which the Oligarchs Operate?
Mike Whitney | globalresearch.ca | 2020-09-09
Here's your BLM Pop Quiz for the day: What do "Critical Race Theory", "The 1619 Project", and Homeland Security's "White Supremacist" warning tell us about what's going on in America today? | They point to deeply-embedded racism that shapes the behavior | …
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UAE carrying stigma of betraying Muslims for Zionists' sake
Mehr News Agency | en.mehrnews.com | 2020-09-09
TEHRAN, Sep. 09 (MNA) — An Iranian Parliament Member maintained that UAE is carrying 'the stigma' of betraying the Islamic world and Palestine issue via establishing friendly relations with the Zionist regime.
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Cheap Mediterranean Natural Gas Could Spell the End for the NATO Alliance
Ramzy Baroud | mintpressnews.com | 2020-09-09
It's a strange and unprecedented spectacle when countries like Israel, Greece, Egypt, Libya, Turkey, and others lay claims over the Mediterranean, while NATO scrambles to stave off an outright war, among its own members.
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Belarus: A Catalyst for Regime Change and the Peace Alternative
Roger D. Harris | mintpressnews.com | 2020-09-09
Opposition elements in Belarus have long planned to use the September 9 presidential election as a catalyst for regime change, and thanks to broad and genuine discontent with president Lukashenko, they might just succeed.
mintpressnews.com/belarus-a-catalyst-for…

Corporations Profit from Peoples' Suffering
Richard D Wolff | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-09-09
Prof. Richard Wolff argues that the system in the US is falling apart. Capitalism is surviving because of all the support provided by the American government to corporations — who are receiving the bulk — and to Americans.
dissidentvoice.org/2020/09/corporations-…

Fresh war crimes fears highlighted in new Yemen report
news.un.org | 2020-09-09
The war in Yemen continues to ravage the country and its people, senior UN-appointed rights investigators said on Wednesday, in a call for an international probe into suspected war crimes, and sanctions against the perpetrators.
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USA's Strangulation of the International Criminal Court
Yanis Iqbal | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-09-09
On 2 September, 2020, the US sanctioned two officials of the International Criminal Court (ICC) for investigating into alleged war crimes by US forces and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in Afghanistan since 2003.The officials are ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, and the ICC's head of Jurisdiction, Complementary, and Cooperation Division, Phakiso Mochochok (sanctioned for having …
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WW Commentary: French Imperialism: a scourge then, a scourge now!
Comrade Tano | workers.org | 2020-09-09
There are some who say history is written by the victors. I, however, say that history is written not by the victors, but by the rich and powerful. This is particularly true in the case of imperialism, and it is one reason why it has been able to survive into . . . | Continue reading WW Commentary: French Imperialism: a scourge then, a scourge now! at Workers.org
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Report: Huawei Sanctions Would Destroy US Chip Industry
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2020-09-09
The Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei plans to build its own manufacturing factories to face the US restrictions imposed against it with production lines with zero US components, according to a report published in the Hong Kong digital medium Asia Times. | The online newspaper, quoting David P. Goldman, an economist and analyst specializing in Asian issues, pointed out that there is a good chance that by the end of 2021, Huawei will be able to produce a state-of-the-art chipset from its Kirin line factory within China, without requiring the use of any US equipment.
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How America continues to fail the health care workers battling the pandemic
Tom Conway | nationofchange.org | 2020-09-09
For too many Americans, health care workers are out of sight, out of mind.
nationofchange.org/2020/09/09/how-americ…

Nineteen Years Ago Today: GlobalResearch.ca Was Launched
The Global Research Team | 2020-09-09
Nineteen years ago today, on September 9th, 2001, two days prior to the tragic events of 9/11, the Global Research website was launched at www.globalresearch.ca. | We started up in late August with a handmade web design on FrontPage. A …
globalresearch.ca/nineteen-years-ago-tod…

The U.S., China, and the New Cold Warriors
Dean Baker | counterpunch.org | 2020-09-09
On the days when he is not celebrating his friendship and trade deals with China's president Xi Jinping, Donald Trump has sought to hype China as the United States' major enemy in the world. This has meant not only absurd allegations about the pandemic (top Trump economic adviser Peter Navarro has claimed that China deliberately sent infected…
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Shut Up, History
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2020-09-09
Awhile back, a friend and I were talking about History and rebellions, and I lamented how the 1871 Paris Commune had failed. My friend, a self-avowed psychic, said, "Yes, history records very few total victories over oppression. That's because, on this worldly plane, most things are not supposed to work out. It's all about the trying." | So this will be a short essay on trying. On how, in the late 1960s, two Africa-American men met at the Baltimore chapter of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense and tried to build "The Revolution." And how, for the past six years, I've tried to write a book about them.
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Social movements in Haiti denounce president's links to criminal gangs
Haitian Popular News Agency | peoplesdispatch.org | 2020-09-09
Haiti has been plagued by a wave of violent murders of vocal members of the opposition, and gang violence in poor neighborhoods. Social movements say the president is an accomplice to these crimes…
peoplesdispatch.org/2020/09/09/social-mo…

Rhodes Scholar Talbott's Hand Revealed in Russia Gate
Matthew J.L. Ehret | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-09-09
It has recently come to light that the primary source of the Steele Dossier and Mueller Investigation is none other than Igor Danchenko — a veteran Brookings Institute employee from Ukraine who not only hadn't been to Russia for decades but who admitted to the FBI in January 2017 that the entire Steele dossier was …
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A Victory for Students and Parents: SPLC, allies win case blocking DeVos from diverting COVID-19 relief funds away from public schools
splcenter.org | 2020-09-09
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Midwest Dispatch: The Gospel of School Choice
Sarah Lahm | progressive.org | 2020-09-09
While Republicans peddle the myth that every student has access to 'world-class schools,' Democrats must start defending public schools.
progressive.org/dispatches/gospel-of-sch…

Utah police under investigation after shooting unarmed 13-year-old boy
Andrew Emett | nationofchange.org | 2020-09-09
"No matter the circumstances, what happened on Friday night is a tragedy, and I expect this investigation to be handled swiftly and transparently for the sake of everyone involved."
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Report: So-Called US War On Terror Has Displaced As Many As 59 Million People
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2020-09-09
The ongoing U.S. "war on terror" has forcibly displaced as many as 59 million people from just eight countries in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia since 2001, according to a new report published Tuesday by Brown University's Costs of War Project. | "U.S. involvement in these countries has been horrifically catastrophic, horrifically damaging in ways that I don't think that most people in the United States have grappled with or reckoned with in even the slightest terms." | –David Vine, American University | Titled "Creating Refugees: Displacement Caused by the United States' Post-9/11 Wars" (pdf), the new r…
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Michigan University students seek safe working conditions
Peoples Dispatch | peoplesdispatch.org | 2020-09-09
On September 9, around 1,000 graduate student employees at the University of Michigan commenced a strike.They are organizing the strike against the dangerous health and work conditions under which they have been forced to return to campus.
peoplesdispatch.org/2020/09/09/michigan-…

Is Repealing Section 230 the Way to Fix Facebook? Exchange with Siva Vaidhyanathan
Dean Baker | cepr.net | 2020-09-09
This is the first part of a four part exchange with Siva Vaidhyanthan, a professor of media studies at the University of Virginia. Professor Vaidhyanathan will write a response. I will then draft a rejoinder and he will get the last word. Repeal Section 230 to Fix Facebook Many people are worried that Facebook …
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Illinois coalition fights utility shutoffs
Crystal Moreno-Garcia | liberationnews.org | 2020-09-09
Due to quarantine measures, people more than ever depend on electricity to work and learn from home.
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Abolitionist solidarity — Black and white — in the struggle against slavery
Paul Wilcox | liberationnews.org | 2020-09-09
The full story of the struggle to end chattel slavery in the U.S. has yet to be fully told. History books have always minimized the struggle of enslaved people, who from the beginning in 1619 fought slavery at every turn, rebelling, escaping, fighting for the right to fight. Some 180,000 enlisted in the Union army …
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Protests follow yet another custodial death in Egypt
Peoples Dispatch | peoplesdispatch.org | 2020-09-09
26-year-old Islam Al-Ostraly was arrested after an an argument with a police officer last week. While the police claim that he fell ill in prison and died of a 'circulatory attack, signs of extreme torture were reportedly found on his body…
peoplesdispatch.org/2020/09/09/protests-…

California lawmakers contemplate reparations for slavery
Ashley Curtin | nationofchange.org | 2020-09-09
Cash, housing assistance, lower tuition, forgiving student loans, job training or community investments are a few examples of reparation.
nationofchange.org/2020/09/09/california…

Extinction Rebellion: The real criminals sit in parliament!
Eds. | mronline.org | 2020-09-09
We applaud the successful blockades of a number of printing plants by activists of Extinction Rebellion. They have managed to seriously disrupt one of the key pillars of capitalism–the establishment press. Predictably, the Daily Mail, The Times and all the other right wing rags are complaining about this being an "attack on the freedom of …
mronline.org/2020/09/09/extinction-rebel…

The 20-Year Journey From 9/11 To COVID-19 and the Freedoms Lost Along the Way
John Whitehead | mintpressnews.com | 2020-09-09
You can map the nearly 20-year journey from the 9/11 attacks to the COVID-19 pandemic by the freedoms we've lost along the way. | The road we have been traveling has been littered with the wreckage of our once-vaunted liberties, especially those enshrined in the Fourth Amendment. | The assaults on our freedoms that began with…
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Distrust of public institutions, health inequities could push more countries into conflict, UN political affairs chief warns
news.un.org | 2020-09-09
The erosion of trust in public institutions, unequal access to health care and tensions around delicate peace negotiations, are among the risks amplified by COVID-19, which if not mitigated, could push more countries into violence, the UN political affairs chief told the Security Council on Wednesday.
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America Needs a Formal Truth-Telling Process, and Right Now!
Jared O. Bell | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-09-09
Racism proves again that it is a cancer that's ravaging American society. As of late it seems to have metastasized to an uncontrollable disease that is snuffing our relationships, human dignity, careers, and common decency in the U.S. The various incidences of racial strife over the last several years, ranging from continued police brutality to …
dissidentvoice.org/2020/09/america-needs…

The "Inside Job" Hypothesis of the 9/11 Attacks: JFK, 9/11 and the American Left
Prof. Graeme MacQueen | globalresearch.ca | 2020-09-09
First published by Global Research on March 15, 2017 | On November 23, 1963, the day after John F. Kennedy's assassination, Fidel Castro gave a talk on Cuban radio and television. [1] He pulled together, as well as he could in …
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'Essential lessons' from HIV fight can help coronavirus response, says UNAIDS
news.un.org | 2020-09-09
Decades of global experience in tackling AIDS can help countries respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, a new UN report published on Wednesday has revealed.
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Possible Future Trends of CO2 Concentration and Global Temperature
Manuel García, Jr. | counterpunch.org | 2020-09-09
Carbon dioxide gas (CO2) has been accumulating in the atmosphere since the dawn of the Industrial Revolution (~1750), because increasingly voluminous fluxes of that gas have been exhausted from the lands and the oceans, and are beyond the capacity of natural CO2 sinks to absorb completely. Prior to the Industrial Revolution, carbon would cycle through…
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'The Boys' take on corporate superheroes for hire in comic TV adaptation
Floyd Kermode | peoplesworld.org | 2020-09-09
When I watch TV, I'm not a very political person. Yes, I know everything is political, but really, I just want to relax. That said, the political side of some forms of escapism is, well, inescapable. The Boys is like that. It's rip-roaring action fun, but also a very dark comedic look at U.S. corporate …
peoplesworld.org/article/the-boys-take-o…

Racism and anti-communism: Why the U.S. has no real health system
Joel Wendland-Liu | peoplesworld.org | 2020-09-09
Healthcare access remains an urgent issue for millions of Americans. Trump's empty promise last month to "sign a health insurance law in two weeks" confirms this reality. As many as 12 million workers in the U.S., since the economic collapse, have lost their health insurance, according to the Economic Policy Institute. Many millions more go …
peoplesworld.org/article/racism-and-anti…

Attacks on education during times of conflict must stop: UN chief
news.un.org | 2020-09-09
Education is a fundamental human right and an essential driver for peace and development, yet armed attacks targeting teachers, students and education facilities are on the rise, with some 11,000 incidents reported between 2015 and 2019, the UN Secretary-General said on Wednesday.
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Children's lives at stake, COVID threatens to undo 30 years of 'remarkable progress'
news.un.org | 2020-09-09
COVID-19 threatens to undo decades of hard-fought progress in reducing deaths of children under the age of five, UN agencies have warned, calling on countries to ensure vital health services for children and women do not falter amid the global crisis.
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Science, solidarity and solutions needed against climate change: Guterres
news.un.org | 2020-09-09
Concentrations of greenhouse gases in atmosphere are at record levels, emissions that saw a temporary decline due to the pandemic are heading towards pre-COVID levels, and global temperatures continue to hit new highs, these are the findings of a major UN report on climate change.
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Mile Markers of Tyranny
John W. Whitehead | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-09-09
You can map the nearly 20-year journey from the 9/11 attacks to the COVID-19 pandemic by the freedoms we've lost along the way. The road we have been traveling has been littered with the wreckage of our once-vaunted liberties, especially those enshrined in the Fourth Amendment. The assaults on our freedoms that began with the …
dissidentvoice.org/2020/09/mile-markers-…

Turnabout theatre still has some vital ideas
Phillip Bonosky | peoplesworld.org | 2020-09-09
Most often, art imitates life. But there are moments where life imitates art. Where even the most unimaginable or unrealistic social satire is reality, reflecting the ugly truth. Like inverted images formed on camera film negatives, upside down until we choose to flip it right side up, ultimately correcting the incorrect view we held. Fifty-five …
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Foreign Policy Of This Country Has To Reject US Exceptionalism
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2020-09-09
Describing the Democratic presidential candidates after a debate back in January, our next guest noted that they had "talked some about what it means to be the commander-in-chief," but not "enough about what it means to be the diplomat-in-chief." The same might be said for corporate news media, whose assessment of presidential contenders gives foreign policy short shrift generally, and then, as we noticed in the debates, overwhelmingly frame international questions around military intervention. | What's missing from that truncated conversation, and what does it cost us in terms of global political possibilities?
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Thousands of Covid Cases but Zero Hospitalizations in Colleges: This Is Good News. But States and Colleges Force Draconian Lockdowns
Daniel Horowitz | globalresearch.ca | 2020-09-09
Remember the goal of flattening the curve? Ensuring that hospitals weren't overrun? Well, what do you call a scenario where thousands of cases result in zero hospitalizations? I'd call it the ultimate flat curve — or downright flat line. Yet …
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The real threat to law and order
Robert Reich | nationofchange.org | 2020-09-09
It's found in these and other Trump enablers, lackeys, and bottom-dwellers.
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20 miners feared dead in Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province
Peoples Dispatch | peoplesdispatch.org | 2020-09-09
The incident was triggered by a rockslide at a marble quarry in the Mohmand district. Casualties are expected to rise as dozens remain trapped under the debris…
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Greece: Devasting fire compounds overcrowding and COVID-19 challenges in refugee camp
news.un.org | 2020-09-09
UN agencies have offered support to Greek authorities on Wednesday after a major fire ripped through an overcrowded refugee camp overnight, destroying dwellings and forcing thousands to flee, many reportedly suffering from smoke inhalation.
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Bolivia Court denies Evo Morales candidacy for October 18 elections
teleSUR Desk | mronline.org | 2020-09-09
"History shows that they will be able to disqualify Evo, but they will not be able to outlaw the people," Evo Morales replied as he urged Bolivians no to "fall into any provocation," instead "abide by that decision because our commitment and priority is for the people to come out of the crisis."
mronline.org/2020/09/09/bolivia-court-de…

Forty environmental groups demand Trump protect oil rig workers against coronavirus
Mark Gruenberg | peoplesworld.org | 2020-09-09
WASHINGTON — Citing coronavirus outbreaks on offshore oil and gas drilling platforms worldwide–and protesting a GOP Trump regime decision to stop disclosing U.S. data in such cases–40 environmental, science and safety groups demanded four Trump government agencies take decisive action to protect offshore oil and gas industry workers. Their demands range from industry-specific safety measures …
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Serious knowledge gaps must be bridged to battle deadly sepsis infections
news.un.org | 2020-09-09
Efforts to tackle sepsis, which can damage multiple organs and result in death, are hampered by "serious gaps in knowledge", particularly in low- and middle-income countries, according to a report launch on Wednesday by the World Health Organization (WHO).
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The Heat is Definitely On
Evaggelos Vallianatos | counterpunch.org | 2020-09-09
I have lived in Claremont, California for 12 years, and never have felt so much heat as I did Saturday, September 5, 2020. That was a very hot day. The temperature hit 120 degrees Fahrenheit.
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Students protest in Hungary as Orban loyalists take control of another university
Peoples Dispatch | peoplesdispatch.org | 2020-09-09
Students of University of Theatre and Film Arts and their supporters have mounted a strong resistance against the hand over of the university administration to loyalists of prime minister Viktor Orban…
peoplesdispatch.org/2020/09/09/students-…

Canadian Troops in Saudi Arabia a Legacy of Support for Iraq War
Yves Engler | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-09-09
The revelation that Canadian soldiers have been in Saudi Arabia for 17 years highlights Canada's ties to the repressive monarchy, contribution to the Iraq war and hollowness of Canadian foreign policy mythology. Recently researcher Anthony Fenton tweeted, "raise your hand if you knew that there was a 'Detachment' of Canadian soldiers serving under US auspices …
dissidentvoice.org/2020/09/canadian-troo…

Nineteen Years Ago Today: GlobalResearch.ca Was Born
The Global Research Team | 2020-09-09
Nineteen years ago today, on September 9th, 2001, two days prior to the tragic events of 9/11, the Global Research website was launched at www.globalresearch.ca. | We started up in late August with a handmade web design on FrontPage. A …
globalresearch.ca/nineteen-years-ago-tod…

Thailand's "Youth Protests" Made in USA. Undermine Thailand Relations with China
Tony Cartalucci | globalresearch.ca | 2020-09-09
Imagine the reaction if the Russian government funded programs and events for years inside the US to create youth groups indoctrinated in support of Moscow's interests — particularly in regards to voting in US elections and the shaping of the …
globalresearch.ca/thailands-youth-protes…

Depatman Leta Ameriken Fè Yon Gwo Kontra ak Yon Konpayi Sekirite ki Gen Koneksyon Politik
Matt Sedlar | cepr.net | 2020-09-09
In English An Novanm 2019, nan kad sipà≤ li pou PNH, Biwo Entènasyonal Dwà≤g ak Aplikasyon Lalwa nan Depatman Leta Ameriken bay bay lapolis yon kontra $73,000 pou pwovizyon "kit anti-manifestasyon" pou inite lapolis ki chaje kontwà≤l foul, CIMO, daprè enfà≤masyon ki genyen nan baz done kontra gouvènman Ameriken. Nan komansman ete a CIMO ak …
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Documents Proving the FBI Has Withheld Critical Information from 9/11 Families and the American People
Declassify 9 | globalresearch.ca | 2020-09-09
Below is a series of documents that proves the FBI has withheld critical information from 9/11 families and the American people. | *** | 2002 DOJ Response to Request for Osama Bin Laden Arrest Warrant | The 2002 D.O.J. response to the 9/11 …
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Chicano/a Studies: 50 years in the making
David Trujillo | peoplesworld.org | 2020-09-09
LOS ANGELES — Fear-mongering, racist, inflammatory messaging is something the Latino community has heard many times before. This political year there is something different. There is a direct attack by the president and his entire administration upon the Latino community. The upcoming 2020 elections are one of the most important elections in our lifetime. This …
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The 16th Annual 9/11 Truth Film Festival
Carol Brouillet | globalresearch.ca | 2020-09-09
2020 is an unusual year; weddings have been cancelled, schools closed, almost all large public gatherings banned, the global economy dismantled; the middle class and Main Street's small and medium sized businesses are struggling to survive. In California, the film …
globalresearch.ca/16th-annual-911-truth-…

Historic Squats, Rosa Nera and Terra Incognita, Raided by Greek Police
Unicorn Riot | unicornriot.ninja | 2020-09-09
Chania, Crete — Early Saturday morning, Greek riot police invaded and evacuated the historical Rosa Nera, a squatted social center on the island of Crete. Police made 16 arrests and injured a journalist with a flashbang during the raid. | ŒïŒ∫Œ∫Œ≠ŒΩœâœÉŒ∑ Œ°œåŒ∂Œ± ŒùŒ≠œÅŒ±…ŒùœåŒºŒøœÇ Œ∫Œ±Œπ œÑŒ¨Œæ&OElig…
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Triple crisis in the Anthropocene Ocean
Ian Angus | mronline.org | 2020-09-09
Scientists call them a 'deadly trio.' If acidification, oxygen loss, and overheating are not ended soon, a massive die-off of ocean life may be unstoppable.
mronline.org/2020/09/09/triple-crisis-in…

Black Panther veterans Denise Oliver-Velez, Ericka Huggins share experiences with new generation
Jamal Rich | peoplesworld.org | 2020-09-09
WASHINGTON–Coming together for another inspiring conversation, the Claudia Jones School for Political Education and Black Women Radicals hosted well-known Black activists Denise Oliver-Velez and Ericka Huggins for an intergenerational discussion on the ideas of radical friendship, the future of movement building, and radical self-care. Oliver-Velez was both an active member of the Young Lords and …
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Canadian Troops in Saudi Arabia a Legacy of Support for Iraq War
Yves Engler | globalresearch.ca | 2020-09-09
The revelation that Canadian soldiers have been in Saudi Arabia for 17 years highlights Canada's ties to the repressive monarchy, contribution to the Iraq war and hollowness of Canadian foreign policy mythology. | Recently researcher Anthony Fenton tweeted, | " raise your | …
globalresearch.ca/canadian-troops-saudi-…

Trump's rush for a vaccine endangers the nation's health
John Wojcik | peoplesworld.org | 2020-09-09
The Trump administration admits it is aiming for a vaccine for COVID-19 before Election Day and that the public will joyfully rise up to reward him with a second term in the White House. The news this week that AstraZeneca, a leading pharmaceutical giant, has halted its trial of a COVID-19 vaccine because of an …
peoplesworld.org/article/trumps-rush-for…

Michigan university apologizes after seeming to embrace SEGREGATION with 'white' and 'POC' virtual gatherings
rt.com | 2020-09-09
The University of Michigan at Dearborn has rushed to apologize after advertisements for white and non-white 'cafe' gatherings incensed the internet, baffling those who thought segregation was a thing of the benighted US past. | The university issued an apologetic yet extremely vague statement on Wednesday, claiming it "sincerely regrets the terms used to describe" the "virtual events" of the previous evening, insisting they "were not clear and not reflective of the university's co…
rt.com/usa/500309-umich-dearborn-woke-se…

'A disgrace to all artists' or not enough? Hollywood spars over woke diversity quota for future Oscar 'Best Picture' award
rt.com | 2020-09-09
The Motion Picture Academy has ignited a firestorm of debate after issuing a new set of "inclusion standards" for future Oscar awards, requiring filmmakers to hire talent from certain demographics to qualify for 'Best Picture.' | The new standards were handed down on Tuesday, establishing rules for the 2024 Oscars which were designed to "better reflect the diversity of the movie-going audience," the Academy said in a statement, though noted they would apply only the Best Picture category.
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Safety comes first, says Fauci, after 'unfortunate' pausing of AstraZeneca vaccine due to UK participant's adverse reaction
rt.com | 2020-09-09
AstraZeneca's decision to put the Phase III trial of its Covid-19 vaccine on hold is unfortunate but part of how a trial is supposed to work, Dr. Anthony Fauci has said. The pause comes after a subject developed complications. | "It's really one of the safety valves that you have on clinical trials such as this, so it's unfortunate that it happened," the leading US expert on infections told CBS' 'This Morning' program. "Hopefully, they'll work it out and be able to proceed along with the remainder of the trial, but you don't know. They need to investigate it further." | A similar sentiment was expressed by the…
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Dems scramble to cancel Al Gore's running mate & 'fake Democrat' Joe Lieberman after he endorses GOP Senator Susan Collins
rt.com | 2020-09-09
Supporters of the Democratic Party have disowned former Democrat Senator and VP pick Joe Lieberman, arguing that he has always been a black sheep in the family after he appeared in a reelection ad for Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine). | Former US Senator for Connecticut Joe Lieberman, who was selected to be Al Gore's running mate in his failed 2000 presidential bid, has announced his endorsement for Collins, a self-described "moderate Republican" vying for reelection in November. | Collins is lagging behind her Democratic opponent, state House Speaker Sara Gideon, in recent polls. | In a campaign ad that made the…
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'Height of cowardice': Mother accused of using baby as human shield at BLM protest in LA
rt.com | 2020-09-09
Black Lives Matter protesters have taken to the streets of LA for the fourth consecutive night, but footage of a mother holding her infant has sparked Twitter allegations of human shields and terrorist tactics being used. | The crowd of at least 100 protesters gathered near the South LA sheriff's deputy station for the fourth straight night of demonstrations, with police declaring an unlawful assembly shortly thereafter, amid a torrent of vile verbal abuse from several protesters. | LA protester to police: "Use a f*cking donut as a flesh light" pic.twitter.com/oheyuNoEZx[m…
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US senator's solution to 'Make Senate Great'? Cut the cameras, don't let popular vote elect lawmakers, expand terms to 12 years
rt.com | 2020-09-09
Republican Senator Ben Sasse is at the center of a national online discussion after his ideas to reform the US Senate according to the Founding Fathers' supposed wishes were critiqued as both undemocratic and simply "weird." | Sasse's Wall Street Journal opinion piece, published on Tuesday and titled "Make the Senate Great Again," most notably made the case for repealing the 17th amendment of the constitution. This change would put an end to US senators being elected by statewide popular vote. The Nebra…
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'Babies don't know their gender': Trevor Noah slams 'outdated' gender reveal parties after firework sparks California wildfire
rt.com | 2020-09-09
Reacting to news that a firework from a gender reveal party triggered a still-raging wildfire in California, comedian Trevor Noah blasted the celebrations as "outdated" because gender isn't always revealed at birth. | The fires in Southern California have caused multiple areas to be evacuated and have spread across thousands of acres, and news that a firework from a gender reveal party is responsible for one of the blazes has many questioning the sense of these parties. | A gender reveal party is held during pr…
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Democrats & Republicans agree: Politicians & corporations should be spared from prosecution over killer Covid-19 care homes
rt.com | 2020-09-09
Republican and Democrat politicians have both embraced legislation to immunize themselves and their deep-pocketed corporate donors from legal liability for ill-thought-out pandemic policies blamed for the deaths of thousands. | Republicans in the Senate have all but plagiarized a controversial provision from New York Governor Andrew Cuomo that will offer legal immunity to corporations that ran the care homes in which hundreds of thousands of elderly Americans died with the coronavirus over the last six months, according to a trio of progressive journalists who compared the texts and interviewed some of the lob…
rt.com/usa/500302-bipartisan-insurance-s…

Oregon governor says towns have been 'substantially DESTROYED' by huge wildfires, loss of life expected (VIDEO)
rt.com | 2020-09-09
First responders are battling more than 35 fires burning across more than 300,000 acres of land in Oregon, forcing thousands to evacuate their homes — and the governor is warning the worst could be yet to come. | "Over the last 24 hours, Oregon has experienced unprecedented fires, with devastating consequences across the state. Our number-one priority right now is saving lives. This could be the greatest loss of human lives and property due to wildfires in our state's history," Governor Kate Brown said, addressing the emergency. | Firefighters, National Guard soldiers, and Red Cross volunteers are wor…
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Trump's "Law and Order" Rhetoric Is a Rallying Cry for State Violence
Henry A. Giroux | zcomm.org | 2020-09-09
Trump is doing more than using racist appeals to sway white suburban voters — he is establishing the conditions for a fascist state.
zcomm.org/znetarticle/trumps-law-and-ord…

That chatbot I've loved to hate
Sherry Turkle | zcomm.org | 2020-09-09
In quarantine, we see the emptiness of pretend empathy…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/that-chatbot-ive-l…

Brazil's 63,000 Fires
Robert Hunziker | zcomm.org | 2020-09-09
Will the nations of the world never seriously coordinate efforts to combat fossil fuel-generated global warming with its deadly accomplice, abrupt climate change?>…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/brazils-63000-fire…

How Workers Can Achieve Real Power
Lynn Adelman | zcomm.org | 2020-09-09
We can build a sectoral bargaining system–and strong, democratic, worker-driven unions–from the ground up.
zcomm.org/znetarticle/how-workers-can-ac…

For a Stable Climate, Trump Must Go
Ted Glick | zcomm.org | 2020-09-09
We must do all we can in the next two months to literally save the world.
zcomm.org/znetarticle/for-a-stable-clima…

This Labor Day, Let's Remember Labor's Forgotten Fight–Shorter Hours and Control Over Work Time
Jamie Corey | zcomm.org | 2020-09-09
We're working more for less. Instead, we should fight to work less for…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/this-labor-day-let…

Biden Not Phasing Out Fossil Fuel, Relies on Carbon Capture
Robert Pollin | zcomm.org | 2020-09-09
While better than Trump's climate denial, a review of the Biden climate plan reveals an over reliance on unproven carbon capture and far too limited investment in solar and wind…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/biden-not-phasing-…

Covid-19 Workers' Comp Claims Are Being Held Up or Denied
Bryce Covert | zcomm.org | 2020-09-09
Employers and insurance companies are insisting employees, even those directly exposed to the virus, can't prove they got sick at work…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/covid-19-workers-c…

19 Years Since 9/11 Inside Job
9 | indybay.org | 2020-09-09
This year, 19 years after the 9/11 Inside Job of 9/11/01, Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth has taken the lead in pursuing the reversal of the NIST false decision that fires supposedly caused the collapse of the 110 Story Twin Towers and a 47 Story building, based on the massive evidence provided by commercial TV coverage on 9/11/01 where reporters described the demolition explosives they heard and witnessed. In addition, on September 10, 2020, the Northern California 9/11 Truth Alliance presents the 16th Annual 9/11 Truth Film Festival Virtual Film Festival. See sf911truth.org/blog/ and nolie
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Arrests at Labor Day GG Bridge Protest for Workers and BLM
What Happened to Free Speech? | indybay.org | 2020-09-09
Last week Trump supporters held a rally on the Golden Gate Bridge. At that event, police were seen fist bumping with Trumpers. Fast forward to Labor Day and a workers' rights and Black Lives Matter protest at the same location. Protesters were greeted with a show of force by the California Highway Patrol inordinate to the number of demonstrators who were there for the cause of justice.
indybay.org/newsitems/2020/09/08/1883653…

Sunday 9/13: Rise in Power – Recognizing Resistance San Quentin to Attica and Back Again
No Justice Under Capitalism | indybay.org | 2020-09-09
Meet at Larkspur Ferry Terminal at 5: 30 pm, walk to San Quentin Prison West Gate at 6 pm.
indybay.org/newsitems/2020/09/08/1883654…

Thursday 10/8: ArtMart: Art Auction + Live Art Class
Youth Art Exchange | indybay.org | 2020-09-09
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Finance Ministers and United Nations Discuss COVID Crisis Solutions
Zachary Conti | indybay.org | 2020-09-09
IMF Announces Access to Global "SDRs" Reserve…
indybay.org/newsitems/2020/09/08/1883655…

Labor Day Unite Here 2 & SEIU 87 Protest Lyft Union Busting & For Healthcare
Labor Video Project | indybay.org | 2020-09-09
On Labor Day 2020 September 7, 2020, SEIU Local 87 and Unite Here Local 2 protested union busting by the hotels, Lyft and Giants.
indybay.org/newsitems/2020/09/07/1883652…

México_Oaxaca: Adhiere al Manifiesto en defensa Selva Chimalapa
reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras | indybay.org | 2020-09-09
Adhiere al MANIFIESTO INTERNACIONAL EN DEFENSA DE LA SELVA DE LOS CHIMALAPAS | OAXACA, SUR DE MÉXICO | 8 septiembre, 2020…
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About Town – San Francisco
the roving rascal | indybay.org | 2020-09-09
Who reads ads anymore? Here's one I couldn't escape today on a San Francisco MUNI bus.
indybay.org/newsitems/2020/09/08/1883655…

Once more: what has happened to the #MeToo witch-hunt?
WSWS Repost | indybay.org | 2020-09-09
The apparent stifling of the #MeToo Movement points to the way the US media turns on a given tap at one instant, only to turn it off at the next. | Everything it reports is dictated by the needs of the ruling elite to shift public opinion, always with a larger political agenda in mind, to confuse and deceive the people.
indybay.org/newsitems/2020/09/08/1883654…

Wednesday 9/16: Kimiko Guthrie & Kiku Hughes discuss their novels, Block Seventeen and Displacement
Revolution Books | indybay.org | 2020-09-09
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Protesters on GG Bridge Tell Police: "Take Off Your Riot Gear!"
Call Out for Black Lives Matter | indybay.org | 2020-09-09
3 min mp4 video | Credit: @deathbywoodz (instagram) | Filmed on Labor Day 2020, protesters for Black Lives Matter and workers' rights demand entrance to the Golden Gate Bridge. A week earlier, Trump supporters held a rally at the same location with police protection.
indybay.org/newsitems/2020/09/09/1883655…

A developmental and sequenced one-to-one educational intervention (DS1-EI) for autism spectrum disorder and intellectual disability: A three-year randomized, single-blind controlled trial
Catherine Saint-Georges, Maryse Pagnier, Zeineb Ghattassi, Annick Hubert-Barthelemy, Antoine Tanet, Marie-Noà´lle Clément, Franàßois Soumille, Graciela C. Crespin, Hugues Pellerin, David Cohen, the GPIS study group | thelancet.com | 2020-09-09
DS1-EI did not improve communication or social skills in children with ASD and ID compared with TAU. However, DS1-EI enhanced school skills in four domains (language, mathematics, inter modality, and school autonomy) favouring inclusion in mainstream classrooms more than TAU. Providing such adapted instruction is feasible and should be encouraged.
thelancet.com/journals/eclinm/article/PI…(20)30281-9/fulltext?rss=yes

Compassionate use of convalescent plasma for treatment of moderate and severe pneumonia in COVID-19 patients and association with IgG antibody levels in donated plasma
Yasmin Maor, Daniel Cohen, Nir Paran, Tomer Israely, Vered Ezra, Ofra Axelrod, Eilat Shinar, Marina Izak, Galia Rahav, Naomi Rahimi-Levene, Baruch M Bazofin, Ram Gelman, Dror Dicker, Tal Brosh-Nissimov, Orli Megged, David Dahan, Avi Benov, Alona Paz, Kaykov Edward, Amit Moran, Ori Rogowski, Patrick Sorkine, Ami Mayo, Oren Zimhony, Jacob Chen | thelancet.com | 2020-09-09
Treatment with CP with higher levels of IgG against S1 may benefit patients with moderate and severe COVID-19. IgG against S1 level in CP predicts neutralization antibodies titers.
thelancet.com/journals/eclinm/article/PI…(20)30269-8/fulltext?rss=yes

22q11.2 microdeletion and increased risk for type 2 diabetes
Lily Van, Tracy Heung, Sarah L. Malecki, Christian Fenn, Andrea Tyrer, Marcos Sanches, Eva W.C. Chow, Erik Boot, Maria Corral, Satya Dash, Susan R. George, Anne S. Bassett | thelancet.com | 2020-09-09
The results support the 22q11.2 microdeletion as a novel independent risk factor and potential model for early onset T2D. The findings complement emerging evidence that rare CNVs may contribute to risk for T2D. The results have implications for precision medicine and research into the underlying pathogenesis of T2D.
thelancet.com/journals/eclinm/article/PI…(20)30272-8/fulltext?rss=yes

Safety and immunogenicity of Vi-DT conjugate vaccine among 6-23-month-old children: Phase II, randomized, dose-scheduling, observer-blind Study
Maria Rosario Capeding, Arijit Sil, Birkneh Tilahun Tadesse, Tarun Saluja, Samuel Teshome, Edison Alberto, Deok Ryun Kim, Eun Lyeong Park, Ju Yeon Park, Jae Seung Yang, Suchada Chinaworapong, Jiwook Park, Sue-Kyoung Jo, Yun Chon, Seon-Young Yang, Ji Hwa Ryu, Inho Cheong, Kyu-Young Shim, Yoonyeong Lee, Hun Kim, Julia A. Lynch, Jerome H. Kim, Jean-Louis Excler, T. Anh Wartel, Sushant Sahastrabuddhe | thelancet.com | 2020-09-09
Both single and two doses of Vi-DT vaccine are safe, well tolerated, and immunogenic for infants and toddlers in a moderately endemic setting.
thelancet.com/journals/eclinm/article/PI…(20)30284-4/fulltext?rss=yes

Understanding clinical decision-making during the COVID-19 pandemic: A cross-sectional worldwide survey
Javier Martínez-Sanz, José A. Pérez-Molina, Santiago Moreno, Javier Zamora, Sergio Serrano-Villar | thelancet.com | 2020-09-09
Our study provides insight into the drivers of the decision-making process during a new and extreme health emergency. Different factors including the perceived expertise and quality of publications, gender, geographic origin, medical specialty and implication in medical research influenced this process. The clinical severity attenuated the physician's tolerance for uncertainty.
thelancet.com/journals/eclinm/article/PI…(20)30283-2/fulltext?rss=yes

PrEP uptake and adherence in relation to HIV-1 incidence among Kenyan men who have sex with men
Elizabeth W. Wahome, Susan M. Graham, Alexander N. Thiong'o, Khamisi Mohamed, Tony Oduor, Evans Gichuru, John Mwambi, Prof. Maria Prins, Elise van der Elst, Prof. Eduard J. Sanders | thelancet.com | 2020-09-09
HIV-1 incidence among MSM with access to programmatic PrEP was high and did not differ by reported PrEP use. Only one in seven MSM taking PrEP had protective tenofovir concentrations and four out of five MSM who acquired HIV-1 while reporting PrEP use had not taken it. Strengthened PrEP adherence support is required among MSM in Kenya.
thelancet.com/journals/eclinm/article/PI…(20)30285-6/fulltext?rss=yes

[Commentary] Gender differences in outcomes of cancer patients with COVID: Signal or noise?
Don Thiwanka Wijeratne, Nazik Hammad, Bishal Gyawali | thelancet.com | 2020-09-09
Cancer is the second leading cause of deaths globally, responsible for 1 out of every 6 deaths [1]. COVID-19 pandemic has already resulted in the death of nearly 0.8 million people worldwide in just seven months [2]. Combine the two, and we have one of the most lethal combinations of diseases in the history of mankind.
thelancet.com/journals/eclinm/article/PI…(20)30279-0/fulltext?rss=yes

[Commentary] Implications of the artificial intelligence extensions to the guidelines for consolidated standards of reporting trials and for standard protocol item recommendations for interventional trials (the CONSORT-AI and SPIRIT-AI extensions)
Ameenat Lola Solebo, Tasanee Braithwaite | thelancet.com | 2020-09-09
Artificial intelligence (AI), the theory and development of computer systems able of performing tasks which normally need the application of human intelligence, holds great promise for improving health outcomes and experiences [1,2]. However, there is some anxiety around the safety and transparency (or 'black box') of AI systems which may impede their integration into healthcare and society more widely. The timely release of the CONSORT and SPIRIT extensions for interventions involving artificial intelligence is welcome, and promises to improve the quality of RCTs involving AI [3,4].
thelancet.com/journals/eclinm/article/PI…(20)30280-7/fulltext?rss=yes

The South China Sea: What's Really at Issue
_____ | strategic-culture.org | 2020-09-09
The South China Sea is basically China's export waterway to Africa and to Europe (among other markets), but in order for China's enemy (aspiring conqueror), America, to harm and weaken China maximally, and to use the United Nations assisting in that aggression, America and its allies have cast this vital trade-waterway as being instead basically just an area to be exploited for oil and gas, and minerals, and fishing. The American Government's aggression — its effort to strangulate China's international commerce — thus becomes igno…
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The U.S., China, and the New Cold Warriors
_____ | strategic-culture.org | 2020-09-09
Dean BAKER | On the days when he is not celebrating his friendship and trade deals with China's president Xi Jinping, Donald Trump has sought to hype China as the United States' major enemy in the world. This has meant not only absurd allegations about the pandemic (top Trump economic adviser Peter Navarro has claimed that China deliberately sent infected people to the U.S. to spread the virus and damage the U.S. economy), but also sanctions, tariffs, and hints of military conf…
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How to Save a Dying Republic: Lincoln and the Greenbacks
_____ | strategic-culture.org | 2020-09-09
While some onlookers have found themselves cheering on this impending meltdown of the "great American empire", I think it is wiser to take a more measured approach to the tragedy now unfolding in America and across the entire trans-Atlantic Community. After all, what would we expect to see under conditions of dissolution of the union into civil war and economic collapse? Would the danger of war go away? Would economic injustice disappear as the Eurasian multipolar alliance swept the world to restore peace and win-win development on everyone? | I tend to think that this is overly simplistic wishful thinking and it…
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The Heat: Divide in the U.S. Economy
Anand Naidoo | america.cgtn.com | 2020-09-09
Wall Street has proven resilient in the face of a pandemic, while 'Main Street' has suffered considerably, with businesses closing and people losing jobs. We will take a look at this disconnect in the U.S. economy.
america.cgtn.com/2020/09/09/the-heat-div…

Cheney engineered 9/11 to establish worldwide empire by US
Mehr News Agency | en.mehrnews.com | 2020-09-09
TEHRAN, Sep. 09 (MNA) — David Ray Griffin believes that former Vice-President Richard Cheney his buddy Donald Rumsfeld engineered the September 11 attacks to pave the way for US to establish a worldwide empire.
en.mehrnews.com/news/163314/Cheney-engin…

Iran among priorities of Kazakhstan's foreign policy
Mehr News Agency | en.mehrnews.com | 2020-09-09
TEHRAN, Sep. 09 (MNA) — Askhat Orazbay, the ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Tehran named Iran as one of priorities of his country's foreign policy.
en.mehrnews.com/news/163305/Iran-among-p…

Islamic Ummah not to neglect US-Zionist plots in W Asia
Mehr News Agency | en.mehrnews.com | 2020-09-09
TEHRAN, Sep. 09 (MNA) — Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps condemned the blasphemous move taken by French's Charlie Hebdo's Magazine in insulting Holy Prophet, saying that Islamic Ummah will not neglect US-Zionist plot in West Asia.
en.mehrnews.com/news/163334/Islamic-Umma…

On the margins of Cabinet Session
Mehr News Agency | en.mehrnews.com | 2020-09-09
TEHRAN, Sep. 09 (MNA) — In the sideline of the cabinet session on Wednesday, some of the Iranian Ministers answered some questions raised by reporters.
en.mehrnews.com/photo/163313/On-the-marg…

Presser of commander of Zolfaghar 99 war game
Mehr News Agency | en.mehrnews.com | 2020-09-09
JASK, Sep. 09 (MNA) — Commander of joint Zolfaghar 99 war game of Iranian Army Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari held a press conference in Jask on Wed. Iran's army will start large-scale drills in eastern part of country's southern waters on Thursday.
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Brazilian found. calls for improving joint research with Iran
Mehr News Agency | en.mehrnews.com | 2020-09-09
TEHRAN, Sep. 10 (MNA) –In a meeting with the New Iranian Ambassador to Brazil, the representative of Brazil's CAPES called for expanding joint research cooperation between Tehran and Brasilia in the field of cognitive sciences.
en.mehrnews.com/news/163308/Brazilian-fo…

Cranberry harvest in Iran's Hire village
Mehr News Agency | en.mehrnews.com | 2020-09-09
ALAMUT, Sep. 09 (MNA) — Hire village in West Alamut District in Qazvin Province is the Iran's largest cranberry producer. Harvest season of cranberry begins late August and goes through September.
en.mehrnews.com/photo/163300/Cranberry-h…

114 Iranian inventions registered internationally
Mehr News Agency | en.mehrnews.com | 2020-09-09
TEHRAN, Sep. 09 (MNA) — Iran Patent Center (Kanoon IP) announced that from among 1,884 registered requests in the country, 114 inventions have been granted patents by the international patent offices.
en.mehrnews.com/news/163301/114-Iranian-…

4.2-Richter quake jolts southern Iran
Mehr News Agency | en.mehrnews.com | 2020-09-09
TEHRAN, Sep. 09 (MNA) — An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale hit Qaleh Qazi city, in Hormozgan province a few minutes ago.
en.mehrnews.com/news/163316/4-2-Richter-…

Trump says he will make a fair deal with Iran after election
Mehr News Agency | en.mehrnews.com | 2020-09-09
TEHRAN, Sep. 10 (MNA) — US President Donald Trump claimed that he will make a fair deal with the Islamic Republic of Iran after 2020 US Presidential Election, adding that US does not need to be present in West Asia.
en.mehrnews.com/news/163332/Trump-says-h…

VIDEO: Genow, green ruby of Hormozgan
Mehr News Agency | en.mehrnews.com | 2020-09-09
TEHRAN, Sep. 09 (MNA) — Genow is a village in Isin Rural District, in the Central District of Bandar Abbas County, Hormozgan Province, Iran. It has been registered as one of the 13 biosphere reserves in UNESCO.
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Iranian "I love You" story published in Baku
Mehr News Agency | en.mehrnews.com | 2020-09-09
TEHRAN, Sep. 09 (MNA) — The Iranian story book "I Love You" written by Farhad Hassanzadeh published in the September edition of a magazine in the Republic of Azerbaijan in 2020.
en.mehrnews.com/news/163307/Iranian-I-lo…

Anger of Pak Muslims of Charlie Hebdo's insulting cartoon
Mehr News Agency | en.mehrnews.com | 2020-09-09
TEHRAN, Sep. 09 (MNA) — Thousants of Pakistani Muslims protested to condemn the act of the French magazine Charlie Hebdo in republishing cartoons insulting the Holy Prophet of Islam (PBUH).
en.mehrnews.com/photo/163315/Anger-of-Pa…

Hezbollah reacts to US sanctions against Lebanese ministers
Mehr News Agency | en.mehrnews.com | 2020-09-09
TEHRAN, Sep. 09 (MNA) — The Lebanese Hezbollah issued a statement on US sanctions against two former Lebanese ministers on Wednesday.
en.mehrnews.com/news/163336/Hezbollah-re…

Arab Quartet cmte repeats anti-Iranian baseless allegations
Mehr News Agency | en.mehrnews.com | 2020-09-09
TEHRAN, Sep. 09 (MNA) — In a statement issued on Wednesday, the Arab Quartet Committee once again repeated its basless allegations against Iran.
en.mehrnews.com/news/163329/Arab-Quartet…

Top Iranian actors honor late Iranian director Mollagholipour
Mehr News Agency | en.mehrnews.com | 2020-09-09
TEHRAN, Sep. 09 (MNA) — Several acclaimed Iranian actors signed…
en.mehrnews.com/news/163326/Top-Iranian-…

Insulting cartoons to make regional equations more complex
Mehr News Agency | en.mehrnews.com | 2020-09-09
TEHRAN, Sep. 09 (MNA) — Condemning the insult to the Prophet Mohammad(PBUH), the chairman of the Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Committee told the French envoy that this issue makes equations in the region more complex.
en.mehrnews.com/news/163324/Insulting-ca…

Robotic testing platform helps to scale up COVID-19 testing capacity
imperial.ac.uk | 2020-09-09
An Imperial team has repurposed robotic technology normally used for synthetic biology research to help with testing for COVID-19.
imperial.ac.uk/news/203593/robotic-testing-platform-helps-scale-covid-19

Next-generation cast inspired by animal scales could protect against injuries
imperial.ac.uk | 2020-09-09
An Imperial graduate has designed wearable technology inspired by protective structures found in the animal world to protect athletes from injury.
imperial.ac.uk/news/202873/next-generation-cast-inspired-animal-scales-could

Several Schools in Pennsylvania and Ohio Find Harmful Bacteria in Water Systems
Staff | truthout.org | 2020-09-09
As schools cautiously reopen for the fall semester, several have discovered potentially harmful bacteria in their water systems. Parents are likely concerned about what this means for their children, and other districts may be checking their own water's safety. | As researchers who investigate water quality in buildings, we warned earlier this year that the pandemic stay-at-home orders c…
truthout.org/articles/several-schools-in…

DHS Whistleblower Says He Was Pushed to Alter Intel to Fit Trump's Antifa Views
Staff | truthout.org | 2020-09-09
A whistleblower within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is alleging that at least two of the agency's politically-appointed officials instructed employees within the department to revise intelligence assessments to better fit statements and narratives made by President Donald Trump. | Specifically, higher-ups at the department demanded changes in order to hype antifa (an umbr…
truthout.org/articles/dhs-whistleblower-…

Department of Justice Moves to Defend Trump in Rape Accuser's Defamation Suit
Staff | truthout.org | 2020-09-09
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) took the unprecedented step on Tuesday evening of seeking to defend President Trump against a private lawsuit by advice columnist E. Jean Carroll who has accused Trump of sexual assault. Carroll sued Trump for defamation after he denied ever having met her and accused her of lying. | Numerous legal analysts immediately decried the move as a "debasement" of the DOJ by Attorney General William Barr. | "So now Barr has decided (1) that Trump somehow was actin…
truthout.org/articles/department-of-just…

Trump Told Bob Woodward He Was Intentionally Deceptive on "Deadly" COVID
Staff | truthout.org | 2020-09-09
President Trump was well aware of how dangerous COVID-19 was in the early days of the pandemic. He even admitted to journalist Bob Woodward in February that he understood the disease was deadlier than the flu, contradicting his public statements and attitudes toward the disease during that time and in the months following. | Excerpts and audio recordings of Woodward's conversations with Trump, set to be included in the veteran journalist's upcoming book about the Trump administration entitled Rage,…
truthout.org/articles/trump-told-bob-woo…

GOP Proposes Massive Coal Industry Handout, No Direct COVID Relief Payments
Staff | truthout.org | 2020-09-09
While excluding any funding for direct cash payments to Americans struggling to afford basic necessities amid the Covid-19 pandemic and resulting economic crisis, the purportedly " targeted" relief legislation put forth by Senate Republicans Tuesd…
truthout.org/articles/gop-proposes-massi…

Turkey reiterates support for Turkish Cypriots
yenisafak.com | 2020-09-09
Turkey's vice president Wednesday reiterated Turkey's support for the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), the decades-long divided Mediterranean island. "We desire an island where the Turkish Cypriots produce, progress, and increase the level of welfare," Fuat Oktay told a webinar organized by the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus' (TRNC) Economic Organizations Platform.Oktay added that Turkey's view of the TRNC has never been the product of a desire for gain.Cyprus has been divided into a Turkish Cypriot government in the north and Greek Cypriot administration in the south since a 1974 military coup ai…
yenisafak.com/en/news/turkey-reiterates-…

Sept. 19 Day of Protest: Stop Police Crimes! Withdraw Federal Troops! Community Control NOW!
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2020-09-09
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression. | We in the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression and we as participants in this present historic rebellion against the racist lynch-style violence that took the lives of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and countless others call upon all the various strands of the peoples move to join us in another national day of protest. We believe recent events with the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin, the subsequent murder of protestors demanding just…
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UN: Israel's Handling of Palestinian Prisoners Amid COVID-19 "Discriminatory" "Violation of Int'l Law"
Kathryn Shihadah | mintpressnews.com | 2020-09-09
In hopes of reducing the risk of COVID-19 exposure for its Jewish population, the Israeli Prison Service approved the transfer of five hundred Israeli prisoners to house arrest, but have subsequently refused to provide the same for Palestinian prisoners.
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Sept. 19 Day of Protest: Stop Police Crimes! Withdraw Federal Troops! Community Control NOW!
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2020-09-09
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression. | We in the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression and we as participants in this present historic rebellion against the racist lynch-style violence that took the lives of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and countless others call upon all the various strands of the peoples move to join us in another national day of protest. We believe recent events with the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin, the subsequent murder of protestors demanding just…
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Restoration of Walls of Diyarbakir begins in Turkey
yenisafak.com | 2020-09-09
Restoration of the ancient walls of Diyarbakir in southeastern Turkey — on UNESCO's World Heritage List since 2015, and dating back as far back as 5,000 years — are set to bolster the magnificent structures.On Aug. 10, restoration began of some of the walls' most important sections, including Ben-u Sen, the Seven Brothers, Selcuklu, and Nur.The restoration focuses on strengthening the walls' structure on the principle of minimal interference.Stretching six kilometers long, the Walls of Diyarbakir make up one of the largest city walls in the world.The walls are located in central Diyarbakir, some 100 k…
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Lebanese foreign minister tests positive for COVID-19
yenisafak.com | 2020-09-09
Foreign Minister Charbel Wahbe has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the caretaker government confirmed on Wednesday. | "The results of the PCR tests by the minister were positive," the Foreign Ministry said in a statement. | According to the statement, the foreign minister has been placed in quarantine for two weeks. | Wahbe is the second Lebanese minister to have contracted the COVID-19 after former Foreign Minister Mohammed Safadi, who tested positive in March. | Lebanon has seen a surge in the number of virus infections in recent days. The country's tally now stands at 21,324 cases, including 200 dea…
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Russia welcomes Serbia, Kosovo economic normalization
yenisafak.com | 2020-09-09
Russia welcomes an agreement signed between Belgrade and Pristina on economic normalization in Washington, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Wednesday.Russia considers the agreement as a step in the interests of a general settlement, Lavrov said, speaking at a news conference with his Kazakh counterpart Mukhtar Tleuberdi in Moscow."We believe that this was done in the interests of a settlement, and we have no reason to doubt that the Serbian leadership continues supporting the full implementation of the UN Security Council resolution 1244. We will firmly support Serbia in the steps it considers neces…
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Russia welcomes Serbia, Kosovo economic normalization
yenisafak.com | 2020-09-09
Russia welcomes an agreement signed between Belgrade and Pristina on economic normalization in Washington, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Wednesday.Russia considers the agreement as a step in the interests of a general settlement, Lavrov said, speaking at a news conference with his Kazakh counterpart Mukhtar Tleuberdi in Moscow."We believe that this was done in the interests of a settlement, and we have no reason to doubt that the Serbian leadership continues supporting the full implementation of the UN Security Council resolution 1244. We will firmly support Serbia in the steps it considers neces…
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Turkey reiterates support for Turkish Cypriots
yenisafak.com | 2020-09-09
"We desire an island where the Turkish Cypriots produce, progress, and increase the level of welfare," Fuat Oktay told a webinar organized by the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus' (TRNC) Economic Organizations Platform.Oktay added that Turkey's view of the TRNC has never been the product of a desire for gain.Cyprus has been divided into a Turkish Cypriot government in the north and Greek Cypriot administration in the south since a 1974 military coup aimed at its annexation by Greece, and Turkey's subsequent military intervention to end years of persecution and violence against Turkish Cypriots by ultra-nationa…
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Another family reunites with son kidnapped by PKK in SE Turkey
yenisafak.com | 2020-09-09
One more family on Wednesday reunited with their son kidnapped by the PKK terrorist organization in southeastern Turkey.An aggrieved family's longing has come to an end after Erdal Cetin, who was abducted and taken to the mountains by the terrorists five years ago when he was only 13 years old, surrendered to the Turkish security forces in the southeastern Mardin province.Cetin's family joined a sit-in against the YPG/PKK terror group in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir, outside the office of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), which the government accuses of having links to the terrorist organization.So far,…
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Turkey: Restoration of Walls of Diyarbakir begins
yenisafak.com | 2020-09-09
Restoration of the ancient walls of Diyarbakir in southeastern Turkey — on UNESCO's World Heritage List since 2015, and dating back as far back as 5,000 years — are set to bolster the magnificent structures.On Aug. 10, restoration began of some of the walls' most important sections, including Ben-u Sen, the Seven Brothers, Selcuklu, and Nur.The restoration focuses on strengthening the walls' structure on the principle of minimal interference.Stretching six kilometers long, the Walls of Diyarbakir make up one of the largest city walls in the world.The walls are located in central Diyarbakir, some 100 k…
yenisafak.com/en/news/turkey-restoration…

EU secures 300M doses of COVID-19 vaccine
yenisafak.com | 2020-09-09
The European Union has secured 300 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine from medical firms BioNTech and Pfizer. | The European Commission announced on Wednesday that it had concluded talks on buying the potential vaccine with Germany- and US-based companies working together on developing the serum. | The EU would buy 200 million doses under the envisaged agreement with an option of getting further 100 million doses if the vaccine proves to be safe and effective against COVID-19. | This is the sixth agreement the bloc has managed since the EU Commission announced its Vaccine Strategy in June. | The EU executive body…
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Lukashenko: New presidential election on the table
yenisafak.com | 2020-09-09
The president of Belarus said on Wednesday that the country could hold a new presidential poll in the coming years.In an interview with several Russian news outlets, including the state-funded RT (Russia Today), Alexander Lukashenko cited plans to amend the constitution, including clauses on presidential elections."If we change the constitution, we must draw up presidential elections. And also, I'm inclined to do this, to hold presidential elections. I'm not ruling it out," he said.Lukashenko said that while it was too early to speak on the specifics, a referendum on constitutional amendments would first be neces…
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From Perth to Rojava: Who's really fighting terrorism?
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2020-09-09
International solidarity Sam WainwrightIssue 1280 Australia Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria RojavaSeptember 9, 2020The heroic struggle of the S…
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Forum discusses latest attacks on Venezuela
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2020-09-09
International solidarity Jim McIlroyIssue 1280 Australia undefinedSeptember 9, 2020An online forum on September 6 discussed the latest attacks on the sovereignty of Venezuela by the United States and British governments. | Organised by the Melbourne-based Venezue…
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Leave uranium in the ground
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2020-09-09
Climate crisis Pip HinmanIssue 1280 Australia uranium nuclear powerSeptember 9, 2020Residents in Sydney's Inner West are joining the push back against those wanting to lift the ban on uranium mining in New S…
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United Workers Union at Officeworks continue their campaign for fair pay
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2020-09-09
Workers & unions Jim McIlroyIssue 1280 Australia United Workers Union OfficeworksSeptember 9, 2020On August 24, more than 275 Officeworks distribution centre workers, members of the United Worker…
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Pandemic Reflexes: Lockdowns and Arrests in Victoria, Australia
Binoy Kampmark | counterpunch.org | 2020-09-09
Ugly. Rough. Police in the Australian state of Victoria muscling their way in. The father and children watching. It had all arisen because the pregnant mother in question had engaged in conduct defined as incitement. In a post on her Facebook page, Zoe Buhler had urged Victorians to protest the coronavirus lockdown rules over the…
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The British police are using COVID-19 measures to criminalise protest. We need to be ready to fight back
Tom Anderson | thecanary.co | 2020-09-09
Increasing evidence is emerging that the police are using coronavirus (Covid-19) legislation to criminalise and disrupt protests. | Back in June, after Black Lives Matter demonstrations swept across the UK calling for an end to police violence, the Police Federation called for an outright ban on protests in the UK. The Federation said that the ban was necess…
thecanary.co/opinion/2020/09/09/the-brit…

The British police are using COVID-19 measures to criminalise protest. We need to be ready to fight back
Tom Anderson | thecanary.co | 2020-09-09
Increasing evidence is emerging that the police are using coronavirus (Covid-19) legislation to criminalise and disrupt protests. | Back in June, after Black Lives Matter demonstrations swept across the UK calling for an end to police violence, the Police Federation called for an outright ban on protests in the UK. The Federation said that the ban was necess…
thecanary.co/opinion/2020/09/09/the-brit…

Michael Kiwanuka — Cold Little Heart
CP Editor | counterpunch.org | 2020-09-09
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O Lado Obscuro da 5G: o Uso Militar
Manlio Dinucci | globalresearch.ca | 2020-09-09
A manifestaàßà£o de 12 de Setembro, em Roma, "Stop 5G" concentra-se, com razà£o, nas possíveis consequências das emissàµes electromagnéticas para a saúde e para o meio ambiente, em particular sobre o decreto que impede os prefeitos de regulamentar a …
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O Lado Obscuro da 5G: o Uso Militar
Manlio Dinucci | globalresearch.ca | 2020-09-09
A manifestaàßà£o de 12 de Setembro, em Roma, "Stop 5G" concentra-se, com razà£o, nas possíveis consequências das emissàµes electromagnéticas para a saúde e para o meio ambiente, em particular sobre o decreto que impede os prefeitos de regulamentar a instalaàßà£o …
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Doctor Dolittle with Brush and Easel
Paul Haeder | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-09-09
Always tell the truth. Always take the high road. Live each day like it could be your last. Drink it in. Be adventurous, be bold, but savor it. It goes fast. — Ben, from the movie, Captain Fantastic. Once you drive down the road overlooking Olalla Slough, you end up on a 6.7-acre paradise. Before …
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These Big City Mayors Want Green Stimulus Spending to Counter Covid-19
Andrew McCormick | thenation.com | 2020-09-09
These Big City Mayors Want Green Stimulus Spending to Counter Covid-19…
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How the Biden Campaign Can Turn Trump's 'Strength' Into a Weakness
Katrina vanden Heuvel | thenation.com | 2020-09-09
How the Biden Campaign Can Turn Trump's 'Strength' Into a Weakness…
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What Do Young Black Women Want From This Election?
Kristen Johnson | thenation.com | 2020-09-09
What Do Young Black Women Want From This Election?
thenation.com/article/politics/young-bla…

Whale of a History
Jos Sances | thenation.com | 2020-09-09
Whale of a History…
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Biden Must Resist the Calls for a 'Sister Souljah' Moment
Robert L. Borosage | thenation.com | 2020-09-09
Biden Must Resist the Calls for a 'Sister Souljah' Moment…
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Why Your Boss Wants You to Love Your Job
Robin Kaiser-Schatzlein | thenation.com | 2020-09-09
Why Your Boss Wants You to Love Your Job…
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States Are Doing What Big Government Won't to Stop Climate Change
James Bruggers, Judy Fahys, Marianne Lavelle, Evelyn Nieves, Sabrina Shankman | thenation.com | 2020-09-09
James Bruggers, Judy Fahys, Marianne Lavelle, Evelyn Nieves, Sabrina Shankman States Are Doing What Big Government Won't to Stop Climate Change…
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For Trump, Defaming His Rape Accuser Is Part of His Job
Elie Mystal | thenation.com | 2020-09-09
For Trump, Defaming His Rape Accuser Is Part of His Job…
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The Wrong Lesson
Nathan Schneider | thenation.com | 2020-09-09
The Wrong Lesson…
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That Was David Graeber
Malcolm Harris | thenation.com | 2020-09-09
That Was David Graeber…
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John Pilger: The Stalinist Trial of Julian Assange
John Pilger | mintpressnews.com | 2020-09-08
Having reported the long, epic ordeal of Julian Assange, John Pilger gave this address outside the Central Criminal Court in London on September 7 as the WikiLeaks Editor's extradition hearing entered its final stage.
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If Julian Is Guilty So Am I: Roger Waters
Newsclick | peoplesdispatch.org | 2020-09-08
Musician Roger Waters told NewsClick that , "In 2010 Julian Assange along with Chelsea Manning played a pivotal role in releasing classified documents on US military activity in Iraq and Iran. I displayed the video for three years. If Julian is guilty so am. I am ready to give my arrest and may be in the coming time they can arrest me too. "
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Your Man in the Public Gallery: the Assange Hearing Day 6
Craig Murray | globalresearch.ca | 2020-09-08
I went to the Old Bailey today expecting to be awed by the majesty of the law, and left revolted by the sordid administration of injustice. | There is a romance which attaches to the Old Bailey. The name of course …
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Watch John Pilger's speech outside the London show-trial of Julian Assange
wsws.org | 2020-09-08
"The American indictment is clearly rigged, a demonstrable sham. So far, the hearings have been reminiscent of their Stalinist equivalents during the Cold War."
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/09/08/pilg…

The working class must demand an end to the show trial of Julian Assange
wsws.org | 2020-09-08
Assange's kangaroo court extradition hearing has seen the UK, which boasts of being one of the world's oldest democracies, sink to the level of a tinpot dictatorship.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/09/08/pers…